Assistant Professor in International Relations
Assistant Professor in International RelationsClassification Title:
9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured FacultyCollege:
Col Liberal Arts & Science (Col)Department:
Political Science & Public AdministrationPosition Designation:
Permanent - Full-timeMonths per year:
9Primary Purpose of Department:
The Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte engages in the interdisciplinary study of politics and governance in the United States and around the globe. Its mission is to provide education and training for undergraduate and graduate students; to conduct scholarly and applied research to advance the discipline; and to promote the service and community engagement missions of the university. The Department houses the undergraduate major, the Gerald G. Fox Master of Public Administration Program, and is a core department in the interdisciplinary Public Policy PhD Program.
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences advances the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge and creativity and – by building the academic programs for tomorrow – educates students to be critical and imaginative thinkers and engaged citizens for a world increasingly characterized by diversity and change.Vacancy Open to:
All CandidatesDescription of Work:
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.
To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committeeEssential Duties and Responsibilities:
Required qualifications include: Ph.D. in Political Science, International Relations, or a related field, with a primary focus on peace and conflict with areas of interest including but not limited to migration and citizenship, human rights, race/ethnicity, and peace and conflict, gender and peace and conflict, or security and intelligence; evidence of strong potential for professional development as a scholar, including the ability to secure external funding; teaching experience at the college level; and a commitment to teaching in a diverse environment. The ability to teach courses in the Security and Intelligence Studies minor is also valuable. The nine-month tenure track position begins Fall 2021.Minimum Experience/Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:
The department seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their work.Special Notes to Applicants:
Applicants must apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (position number #007115) and attach the following:
•Cover letter of application outlining your scholarly interests and agenda, including experience with securing external funding and with teaching, related to the outlined qualifications
•Copy of graduate transcript
•Evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available)
•One writing sample of professional writing
•Name and contact information for three references
Applicants should have references send the letters of recommendation directly to Dr. James Walsh, chair of the search committee, at [email protected] .
Review of applications begins November 30, 2020 and continues until the position is filled.
As an affirmative action, equal opportunity and an ADVANCE Institution, UNC Charlotte is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
The Department of Political Science and Public Administration seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.Job Open Date:
10/28/2020Open Until Filled:
YesDate Review of Applications will Begin:
11/30/2020Proposed Hire Date:
Please contact Dr. James Igoe Walsh, chair of the search committee, at [email protected] with
any questions about the position.