Assistant Professor of Global Studies
Posted: 8/29/2017 (Employment)
The Department of Global Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor whose work focuses on issues of global conflict and violence, beginning July 1, 2018. Apply by November 1, 2017 for primary consideration.
Seeking a scholar with broad historical and/or theoretical background who can analyze complex issues of conflict and violence in contexts that characterize the 21st century. Particularly interested in applicants with expertise in several areas: conflict over religion, ideology, ethnicity, environmental degradation and natural resources, state violence, terrorism, mercenaries-non state actors, genocide, and regional/civil wars. Position requires a PhD at time of appointment.
Please send cover letter detailing your research interests, teaching philosophy and experience, and relevant work in grants and administration. Application materials should include your curriculum vitae, one writing sample (25-30 pages max), and sample syllabi. Applicants should arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation submitted via UCSB’s Recruit website: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01032.
The University is especially interested in candidates who contribute to diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service appropriate to the position. Visit our website: www.global.ucsb.edu.
Location: UC Santa Barbara