University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, College of Letters & Science
Assistant or Associate Professor of Global Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Global Studies, to begin in the fall of 2011. We seek a scholar whose research centers on globalization as it relates to one or more of the following themes: cultural diversity/gender issues, migration, sustainable development, information technology. We seek candidates who are able to teach across the Global Studies curriculum, for which more information can be found at the following site: http://www4.uwm.edu/cie/currentstudents/31/
The successful candidate will have a half-time appointment in Global Studies, with the remainder of the appointment and tenure home in Anthropology, Comparative Literature, English, Geography, History, or Sociology. This full-time position carries a 2 course per semester teaching obligation, of which half of the courses will be taught in Global Studies. It is one of twelve faculty lines with formal Global Studies appointments.
Global Studies is a joint BA degree program between the College of Letters & Science and several professional schools. Courses on varying aspects of globalization, language study, overseas internships and study abroad form the core of an interdisciplinary curriculum offering tracks in Global Management, Global Communications, Global Security, Global Cities and Global Classrooms. It is rigorous and attracts a diverse array of strong and ambitious undergraduates, as well as active participation by a dynamic group of faculty from a variety of departments and schools. Global Studies also supports an array of scholarly programs and publication opportunities, including an annual international conference, book series, and Global Studies Fellows program. The program has grown rapidly and now has 300 intended and declared majors. More information about the Global Studies program can be found at http://www4.uwm.edu/cie/currentstudents/60/
Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include: an earned doctorate in one of the following disciplines: Anthropology, Comparative Literature, English, Geography, History, or Sociology (or closely related field); research focused on globalization as it relates to one or more of the following themes: cultural diversity or gender issues, migration, sustainable development, information technology. Preferred qualifications include: experience teaching courses on globalization themes; research demonstrating ongoing engagement with transnational issues; publications in major scholarly journals and presses; foreign language and area studies expertise; demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and research; ability to contribute to Global Studies’ diverse components (internships, study abroad, conferences, grant writing activities).
Application Deadline: This recruitment will continue until the position is filled. The committee will begin reading applications Monday, November 15, 2010.
To apply: With the exception of reference letters, all application materials must be submitted through UWM’s employment website: http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/5102
Applications must include a cover letter specifically addressing how your teaching and research will enable you to contribute to the Global Studies program; curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; and a writing sample.
To ensure confidentiality, referees should send their letters of reference directly to the search committee at:
Patrice Petro, Chair
Global Studies Search Committee
Center for International Education
PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org (reference “Global Studies Search” in subject line)
PLEASE NOTE: All application materials except recommendation letters must be submitted via UWM's online application system, at http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/5102
Please see instructions above pertaining to submission of recommendation letters.
|Secondary Categories:||Social Sciences