Visiting Assistant Professor Of International Relations
Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 5017298
Visiting Assistant Professor Of International Relations
R0000000038 Academic West Building
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of International Relations
Position Type: Full time
Location: Academic West Building
Categories: Faculty Exempt
Job Summary: The Department of International Relations at Bucknell University invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position to begin in August 2024. We seek a teacher-scholar with a Ph.D. degree in International Relations, Environmental Studies, International Development, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, or other relevant discipline by the start of the appointment. Candidates in the final stages of completing their degree requirements, with a defense date by July 2024 will be considered, but degree must be granted within the candidate's first year of employment in this role in order to continue employment at Bucknell.
The Department of International Relations at Bucknell University invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position to begin in August 2024. We seek a teacher-scholar with a Ph.D. degree in International Relations, Environmental Studies, International Development, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, or other relevant discipline by the start of the appointment. Candidates in the final stages of completing their degree requirements, with a defense date by July 2024 will be considered, but degree must be granted within the candidate's first year of employment in this role in order to continue employment at Bucknell.
We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and who display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.
We are seeking a candidate whose teaching and research are in human security and global governance with expertise including some, among others, of the following: international peace and conflict resolution, disaster management, peacebuilding, economic security, environmental security, food security, humanitarian assistance and relief, and nongovernmental organizations. The selected candidate should be able to teach our courses on human security and global governance, as well as a set of electives. They may also be asked to teach a first-year introductory course for the major. The successful candidate will teach six courses per year.
Applications must be submitted online at: bucknell.edu/careers-bucknell. Online applications require a cover letter; CV; a statement on the candidate's teaching philosophy; sample syllabi (relevant to the position) and course evaluations. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted separately. Inquiries can be sent to Professor Emek Uarer (email@example.com). Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.
Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
An outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
Full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
A comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
A myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.