Assistant Professor in Global Studies
Posted: 9/27/2016 (Employment)
The History and Society Division at Babson College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the field of Global Studies. We seek a dynamic teacher/scholar who brings an international, transnational and comparative perspective to global issues and processes. Research and teaching interests might include the effects of globalization, migration and movements of people, environmental and ecological issues, and international relations history and policy. Particular preference is for a disciplinary or interdisciplinary scholar from anthropology, history, political science, or sociology, with regional expertise in South and Southeast Asia. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced courses in her/his area, as well as one of the division’s first-year Arts Humanities and Social Sciences (AHS) Foundation Program courses. Currently, the distinct themes for differing AHS Foundation courses include “Nature and the Environment,” “Memory and Forgetting,” “Justice and Inequality,” and “Challenging Boundaries.” They explore the challenges that individuals face as they struggle to exercise agency in midst of changing social, cultural, political, economic, and historical structures. The position starts on September 1, 2017 with a normal teaching load of 4 courses per year in the first four years, and 5 courses per year thereafter, with opportunities for research support. Duties include teaching, research, and college service.
Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample publications, and letters of reference in the application. Additional materials might be requested after initial screening. Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
Location: Babson College