Bryn Mawr College, Growth and Structure of Cities
Assistant Professor, Urban Studies/Global South
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
The Growth and Structure of Cities Department at Bryn Mawr College invites applicants for a full-time, beginning tenure-track Assistant Professor to start August 1, 2014. We seek an urban social scientist specialized in the Global South, including Africa, Asia or Latin America, with a preference for those who work on Africa. The successful applicant should be a committed teacher and scholar to join our multidisciplinary exploration of cities around the globe and through history, teach core introductory courses, work with quantitative methods, and participate in our senior seminar. The candidate should have expertise in such areas as political economics, transnational flows, social movements and social change, housing, social justice and/or urban policy. Completed Ph.D. by the August 1, 2014, start date in economics, geography, anthropology, sociology, political science, planning, or related social science field is required.
Applicants should submit a single pdf document containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample and sample syllabi, including for a course that would involve substantial quantitative reasoning to Gary W. McDonogh, Chair, Search Committee, Growth and Structure of Cities, at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, arrange for three (3) letters of reference to be sent via email. The search committee will begin reading applications on December 16, 2013 and applications received by this date will receive full consideration.
Located in suburban Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a highly selective liberal arts college for women who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry, an independent and purposeful vision of their lives, and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. Bryn Mawr comprises an undergraduate college with 1,300 students, as well as coeducational graduate programs in social work and in some humanities and sciences. The College promotes faculty excellence in both research and teaching, and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; minority candidates and women are especially encouraged to apply.
|Primary Category:||Urban History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Social Sciences