University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Global Studies
Assistant Professor, Global Studies
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|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
The Department of Global Studies at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Global Environmental Studies. We encourage applicants from fields in the social sciences or humanities who can bring a global, multidisciplinary perspective to the social, economic, and political challenges arising in the Anthropocene. Specific research foci might include, but are not limited to, environmental racism/justice, environmental movements and governance, global health, sustainable development, ecofeminism, and climate migration. This position will begin 15 August 2022.
Requirements for the position include: 1) a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline in the humanities or social sciences at the time of appointment; 2) evidence of an active research program; 3) a demonstrated capability to pursue external funding; 4) the ability to offer courses that contribute to the core curriculum of the Global Studies major; and 5) a commitment to the education of the department's diverse student population.
As the largest and most diverse college at UNC Charlotte, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences houses 21 departments in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics, and military sciences, as well as 28 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. With its 34 undergraduate degrees, 56 undergraduate minors, 24 master’s degrees, 10 doctoral degrees, 17 undergraduate certificates, 19 graduate certificates, 23 graduate early-entry programs, and 23 honors programs, the College is connected to the world and its concerns and is particularly supportive of the greater Charlotte region.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research-intensive urban university, located on an expanding modern campus. The second largest of the 16 UNC System campuses, UNC Charlotte is a diverse and inclusive institution, offering more than 30,000 culturally and ethnically varied students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNC Charlotte is the number one institution in North Carolina in awarding bachelor’s degrees to Latinx students, according to a recent analysis by Excelencia in Education. Not only does UNC Charlotte enroll more Latinx students than any other four-year college or university in North Carolina, but it also graduates Latinos at a higher rate. The University is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement campus and an APLU Innovation and Economic Prosperity University. It supports faculty with excellent family and medical leave policies, junior faculty development awards, internal faculty research grant opportunities, and other research opportunities. With its outstanding cultural, recreational, and business amenities, Charlotte offers a dynamic space to live, work and connect for faculty, students, alumni, and staff. As the 15th largest U.S. city, Charlotte is consistently ranked as one of the best cities to live (#20 on the 2021-22 list by U.S. News and World Report).
Applicants must apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (position number #005638) and attach (1) a cover letter, (2) cv, (3) statement of research interests, (4) statement of teaching interests and (5) names and addresses of professional references. Candidates who proceed to the second stage of consideration will be required to provide letters from their professional references and copies of their teaching evaluations. Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching and research.
Review of applications will begin 15 November 2021, but the position will remain open until filled. If you have questions, please contact, Professor Dale L. Smith, Chair, Department of Global Studies, UNC Charlotte at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained; the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check and will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.
If you have questions, please contact, Professor Dale L. Smith, Chair, Department of Global Studies, UNC Charlotte at email@example.com.
|Primary Category:||Social Sciences