Visiting Assistant Professor of International
Relations / ASIANetwork - Luce Foundation Postdoctoral Teaching
The Knox College Department of Political Science and
International Relations invites applications for a Visiting
Assistant Professor of International Relations with regional
expertise in Asia. National or regional focus within Asia is open.
The area of specialization within international relations is also
This is a 2-year visiting position beginning September 1, 2022.
Supported by the ASIANetwork - Luce Foundation Postdoctoral
Teaching Fellow Program, this position is half teaching and half
research. The successful candidate will teach three courses per
year, one per each of Knox’s 10-week trimesters. In addition, the
fellow will join an Asian Studies program with language and area
studies courses primarily focused on Japan and China.
We are especially looking for creative, energetic educators
dedicated to inclusive undergraduate teaching. Knox is a diverse
liberal arts college with over 35% of the student body identifying
as American students of color and an additional 15% international
students. Candidates should have experience working with diverse
populations of students and a commitment to teach successfully in a
Visiting faculty members at Knox are included in the
professional and intellectual life of the College. The visiting
faculty member will have a modest annual conference travel budget
and access to research resources. Pay is commensurate with
entry-level faculty positions at the College.
Qualifications: Applicants should have earned a doctorate from a
North American university within the last 3 years (no earlier than
Spring 2018), though ABDs with a verified completion date prior to
September 2022 will be considered. Applicants’ graduate coursework
and research experience must have Asia as its focus.
Candidates should submit:
a cover letter addressing the
candidate’s research interests, teaching interests, and preparation
for inclusive teaching at a diverse liberal arts college;
a curriculum vitae;
an unofficial graduate
three confidential letters of
Submission via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/101271
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2022 and continue
until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to
Department Chair Duane Oldfield at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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