University of Illinois - Chicago, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Advanced Associate Professor or Full Professor in Political Economy and Globalization
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Full Professor|
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking candidates for an Advanced Associate Professor or Full Professor in Political Economy and Globalization. The primary appointment for this position will be in the Sociology department (at least 50%) with a joint appointment (up to 50%) in one of UIC’s interdisciplinary units (Asian American Studies, African American Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, or Gender and Women’s Studies). This search is part of a multiple-hire cluster initiative on Social Justice and Human Rights, a campus initiative that is designed to expand interdisciplinarity and diversity at UIC through multiple hires over several years
We seek a highly accomplished candidate who focuses on processes and policies associated with neoliberalism, globalization, empire/colonialism/postcolonialism, and/or world systems. The field of specialization is open, but we invite applications from scholars whose work explores areas such as: the neoliberal state; emerging markets, technologies, epistemic regimes and policies; the reconfiguration of labor and labor organizing; borders; the reconstitution of citizenship and rights regimes; NGOization; the racial and/or gendered dimensions of globalization; global resistance and social movements. Responsibilities as a senior member of the Social Justice and Human Rights Cluster will include mentorship of junior scholars in overlapping fields of inquiry, developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in appropriate fields, advancing the Social Justice Initiative at UIC, and providing leadership for engaged scholarly projects that link to non-academic community partners.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and would begin in 2016. Complete applications submitted by January 15, 2015 will be given full consideration. Applicants should go to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=46440 and complete an online application, including the names and email addresses of three senior scholars who can speak to the candidate’s body of work, and upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae.
UIC is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive University located in the heart of one of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas. It is a comprehensive public university with a diverse student body of more than 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. UIC is also designated as a Minority Serving Institution through the Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) Initiative, which supports the recruitment, retention, and graduation of Asian American, Pacific Islander, and English language learner students, fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
Questions about the position can be directed to Prof. Claire Decoteau (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Prof. Anna Guevarra (email@example.com), co-chairs of the search committee. The position is subject to budgetary approval. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
|Secondary Categories:||Human Rights