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Visiting Assistant Professor of International Political Economy

Posted: 1/30/2018 (Employment)

Appointment: One-year visiting assistant professor in International Political Economy for the 2018-19 academic year.

Responsibilities: Teach five or six course for the year, to include some combination of introductory and advanced courses in international political economy and a senior thesis seminar. Preference for a candidate who is prepared to teach a survey course in South Asia or Southeast Asia.

Qualifications: A doctoral degree (ABD considered) in international political economy (or a related social science disciple) and a commitment to liberal arts education are required. Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in areas of South Asia or Southeast Asia.

About Puget Sound: The University of Puget Sound is located in Tacoma, Washington, a vibrant, diverse mid-sized urban port city. Within, and near, Tacoma there is ready access to urban, rural, and natural areas as well as opportunities to participate in a wide variety of cultural activities.

About the International Political Economy Program: The IPE Program offers a multidisciplinary approach to the study of international and global issues using tools and methods of political science, economics, and sociology as informed by an understanding of history and tempered by appreciation of cultural differences.

Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than March 1, 2018 to ensure full consideration.

Required Documents: Applications submitted without the documents listed below will not be considered:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest
  • Teaching statement
  • Diversity Statement (see details below)
  • Copies of graduate transcripts (“unofficial” copies are acceptable)
  • Three (3) Letters of Reference. You will be asked to specify the email addresses of reference providers at the time of application and the system will email these providers on the next business day.
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Writing Sample

Note: In the online application system, please submit curriculum vitae when prompted to submit resume. Additional documents can be attached within the application.

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Deadline: 03/01/2018

Location: University of Puget Sound