Assistant Professor (Instructional) in Global Studies at The College of Liberal Arts, Temple Univers

Temple University
Pennsylvania, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Geography, Sociology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Global Studies Program in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University invites applications for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position (Assistant Professor (Instructional) beginning in Fall 2022. Global Studies is a multidisciplinary program offering undergraduate degrees focused on culture, economy, and security, with 200 majors and 50 minors. We seek candidates who can teach courses such as Research Skills (exposing students to methods from multiple disciplines), Introduction to Global Studies, the Global Studies senior research capstone, and, as well as general education courses with a global orientation. We are particularly interested in instructors who have experience teaching diverse research methods courses, interdisciplinary courses, and writing intensive courses. The teaching load for this position is 4 courses per semester. The successful candidate will have a strong teaching record, a commitment to interdisciplinarity, and interest in the global south. Temple University offers full-time faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, retirement, and other benefits. Candidates are expected to have completed a Ph.D. by the beginning of their appointment in Sociology, Political Science/International Relations, Geography, Anthropology, or a related/interdisciplinary field (such as Development Studies).


Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (very high research activity) located in Philadelphia.  The College of Liberal Arts is home to 32 undergraduate majors, 32 minors, 23 certificate programs and 15 graduate degree programs. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays a tremendous role in Temple University’s academic success and its mission mirrors both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded: providing access to an excellent, affordable higher education that prepares students for careers, further learning and active citizenship; creating a collaborative community of outstanding faculty and staff who foster inclusion and encourage the aspirations of Temple students; promoting service and engagement throughout Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the nation and the world. 


COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see


Temple University is an Affirmative Action equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


To apply, submit all materials via Interfolio: Direct any questions about the position to Danielle K. Scherer, Assistant Director of Global Studies ( For full consideration, applications must be received by January 3, 2022, and include the following materials:


Letter of interest


Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Teaching philosophy

3 Letters of recommendation

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