College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Lecturer - LAS Global Studies (F1700017)

Location
Champaign, IL
Posted
Mar 08, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Lecturer

LAS Global Studies Program

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The LAS-Global Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a full-time Lecturer to contribute to: 1) the development and teaching of interdisciplinary core courses for the undergraduate program in Global Studies, 2) the advising and mentoring of Global Studies majors, and 3) general program development and support. Candidates should be able to teach an interdisciplinary introductory Global Studies course, social-science based research methods, and courses in his or her area of specialization.

QUALIFICATIONS

PhD degree required by the start date. Degree should be in International or Global Studies, Geography, Sociology, Economics, Anthropology, or related Social Science, with a focus on Development Studies, Human Rights, Global Health, Culture and Communication or Environment and Sustainability. Preferred areas of expertise: Development Studies, Human Rights, and/or Culture and Communication. Preferred experience: relevant teaching in traditional and non-traditional environments (e.g., online, blended, field), interdisciplinary teaching/research experience or interests, academic advising, and/or international education program development.

SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION

This is a full-time, non-tenure track position appointed on a 10-month service basis, renewable yearly based on funding and strong performance reviews. The expected start date is August 16, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION

To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter and resume by March 21, 2017. Online application will require names and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Audrey Ramsey at awegman@illinois.edu

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.



Organization Name: LAS International Studies
College Name or Administrative Unit: Liberal Arts and Sciences
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Open Date: 03/07/2017
Close Date: 03/21/2017

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