Assistant Professor of Global Studies

Location
Austin
Posted
Oct 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Assistant Professor of Global Studies
St. Edward's University


Assistant Professor of Global Studies
School of Behavioral and Social Sciences

In line with the St. Edward's University mission statement the campus is actively engaged in the pursuit of social justice, and candidates must demonstrate an appreciation of and commitment to diversity. An inclusive faculty body is highly valued as we strive to create a diverse learning environment to prepare our students for success in a global and multicultural world.

Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will join an active department to teach four courses per semester in Global Studies and Political Science.
  • Teaching responsibilities will include core courses (e.g., Global Issues, Comparative Politics), with opportunities for teaching courses on global public health, environmental politics and policy and in areas reflecting a regional specialty.
  • Successful candidates are expected to pursue faculty development efforts, advise undergraduate students, and participate in the wider life of the university and community.
  • This appointment is for a full-time, tenure-track position.

Qualifications
Ph.D. in Political Science required. Strong commitment to, and potential for excellence in, undergraduate teaching and collaborative research with students is required. Successful candidate must complete employment and/or criminal history background check.

About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary The Department of Political Science, Global Studies and Environmental Science and Policy offers B.A. degrees in Political Science and Global Studies and a B.S. degree in Environmental Science and Policy, and is part of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences. The internet address for the University is http://www.stedwards.edu/academics/schools/behavioralandsocialsciences.

Application Process
Qualified applicants are invited to submit an application at stedwards.applicantpro.com/jobs/ Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send cover letter, CV, teaching statement, research statement summary (1 page), transcripts, and a list of three references, electronically to https://stedwards.applicantpro.com.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

Reference #:J18117
Posted: 10/10/2018



About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

About Austin, Texas
Consistently ranked as one of the "top metropolitan areas to live in," by numerous independent media outlets, Austin attracts approximately 50 new residents a day and has been one of the nation's fasting growing cities. St. Edward's is in the heart of this thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city, providing students, faculty and staff with opportunities to live, learn and grow in an environment that offers a wealth of resources and opportunities. In fact, Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. Additionally, as one of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs.

For more on the City of Austin's offerings, visit The Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau webpage.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit an online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.







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