Butler University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in International Studies to begin Fall 2014. We seek a social scientist with a strong research and publication agenda in international or area studies. The candidate should be able to contribute to teaching and research that enhances our interdisciplinary program in International Studies. Candidates from Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science or Sociology are particularly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate must be able to teach an introductory course in International Studies, a course on International Organizations (including the UN), as well as the major’s capstone course Global Society, which focuses on economic, cultural and political globalization. Additionally, the successful candidate must be able to enrich Butler’s area studies course offerings in some combination of the following regions: North Africa; the Middle East; Europe. The teaching load is 3/3.
An earned PhD before August 2014 is required.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including course syllabi and course evaluations), examples of published work and other scholarly research in progress, and three letters of reference. The letters of reference should be sent under a separate cover. The complete packet should be emailed to Eloïse Sureau-Hale, director of International Studies: email@example.com with the subject line: “INTL search.”
Butler University is a co-educational comprehensive University located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The International Studies program is housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The program includes faculty from Business, Economics, English, History, Modern Languages, Sociology, Philosophy and Religion, and Political Science. The successful candidate will join a thriving interdisciplinary International Studies program. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.