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Assistant Professor, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce

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The Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track appointment starting in August 2019 at the Assistant Professor level. The ideal candidate will combine a focus on international commerce with an area of functional or regional expertise, preferably in Asia. Applicants from the disciplines of political science, history, and law are particularly welcome. Professional experience working with an IO, NGO or government, would be a plus, as would be extended study, research or teaching overseas. Candidates must already possess an earned doctorate/terminal degree.

The Patterson School is a selective 18-month professional masters degree program in international affairs. Each year's incoming student cohort is generally limited to thirty-five, all full-time and residential. Our faculty is an interdisciplinary mix of traditional academics and former foreign affairs professionals. Coursework and seminars are supplemented with a rich offering of experiential co-curricular activities. Academic concentrations are offered in: diplomacy; international security and intelligence; international commerce; and international organizations and development.

In addition to standard faculty scholarly research, service and outreach responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to teach and to help organize and support co-curricular activities.

Additional information about the Patterson School can be found at http://www.uky.edu/pattersonschool

To apply, please submit CV and cover letter along with application. Please also include the contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters from your contacts within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed beginning January 15th, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.




Job Title
Assistant Professor, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce

Requisition Number
FE01722

Working Title


Department Name
8W200:Patterson School Of Diplomacy

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

PhD in Political Science, History, Law, or related area at time of appointment



Required Related Experience

Focus on international trade/commerce with an area of functional or regional expertise



Required License/ Registration/Certification

N/A



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Professional experience working with an IO, NGO or government, and extended study, research or teaching overseas, is preferred.

Area of regional specialization in Asia preferred.



Open Untill Filled
Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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Posted: 11/21/2018
Application Due: 1/20/2019
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