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Oklahoma State University (OSU) is now taking applications for a tenure-track faculty member in the School of Global Studies and Partnerships (SGSP). We are seeking excellent teachers and scholars with an interdisciplinary focus and whose work is related to international development, defined broadly.  The appointed professor will teach up to four courses per year in the graduate program in the School’s Global Development and Leadership concentration in one or more of the following or related topics: global leadership, economic development, human rights, migration/refugee issues, food security, impact of climate change, international education, business innovation and entrepreneurship, or other relevant area. Research funding will be available to support the appointee’s scholarly research and career development.  The successful candidate must have a scholarly record appropriate for an academic appointment at a research university.

The School of Global Studies is housed within the larger administrative unit of the School of Global Studies and Partnerships.  The SGS offers a professionally-oriented master’s degree in Global Studies with four broad foci: Global Trade, Global Crisis Management, Global Communication and Public Diplomacy, and Global Leadership and Development.  In addition, the program administers an undergraduate minor in International Studies.  The School also administers the campus-wide Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies program (IPGS), which examines critical issues related to the Iranian and Persian Gulf region, such as food security, water issues, and sustainability. We are particularly interested in candidates with the background and interest in serving as the Inaugural IPGS Chair to manage IPGS programming and coordinate with IPGS professorships across campus.

Oklahoma State University is a multi-campus, public and land grant educational system that seeks to improve the lives of people Oklahoma, the nation and the world through integrated high-quality teaching, research and outreach. OSU has more than 35,000 students across its five-campus system with students from all 50 states and nearly 100 nations.  This position is based in Stillwater, which is located in north-central Oklahoma, and offers a high quality of life—a thriving college community with a low cost of living, many restaurants, a local airport, and close proximity to both major metropolitan areas (Tulsa and Oklahoma City).

While applications and nominations will be accepted until a successful candidate has been appointed, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials by November 15, 2021, to receive optimal consideration. Nominations and application materials, which should include a letter indicating the applicant’s interest, experience and qualifications for the position, and curriculum vitae, must be submitted electronically to:

Jami Fullerton
204 Wes Watkins Center

OSU is an AA/EEO/E-Verify Employer.  Position is contingent on available funding.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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