Lauder Institute and School of Arts and Sciences Chang Sun Term Professorship

Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Description: Name of Position: Chang Sun Term Professorship Institution: Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management & International Studies, School of Arts & Sciences and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Description: The Lauder Institute invites applications for a Term Professorship in International Studies. We are especially interested in applicants specializing in one or more of the following fields: Natural resources Technology Varieties of Finance Varieties of Consumption and Well-Being Sustainability Other Topics of an International or Comparative Nature The appointment will be for one semester or one year between July 2017 and June 2018 and involves research, student advising, and teaching one semester-long course. The position is open to all ranks; remuneration will be based on qualifications and length of stay. Candidates must have a social science PhD in hand by July 2017. Deadline: Applications will be considered beginning March 31, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Minimum Requirements: (1) Completed PhD or doctorate by the time of appointment. (2) Field open to any social-science discipline, e.g. anthropology, economics, history, political science, or sociology. Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience, fluency in one language in addition to English. Documents Required: Candidates are to apply at . Include a brief letter summarizing the applicanta€™s qualifications and proposed course, and a current CV. Also submit the names and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. The University will contact the recommenders with instructions on how to submit their letters. Contact Information: Director, Lauder Institute, c/o The Lauder Institute and the School of Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to Penna€™s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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