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The Global Studies Program of Ripon College invites applications for a tenure – track Assistant Professor position. The successful candidate must be able to teach two Global Studies core courses, one covering comparative global cultures and the other covering global political economy. He or she will also teach elective courses in his or her field, conduct a year – long senior seminar and serve as the coordinator of the program. Teaching load is three courses per semester. Discipline and major fields are open, but expertise in at least one non – Western area such as Africa, Asia or the Middle East is required. Ph.D. should be in hand by the starting date of August 22, 2014.

Ripon College, founded in 1851, is a Phi Beta Kappa residential liberal arts college of about 1000 students that emphasizes excellence in teaching and close student – faculty collaboration. Ripon’s interdisciplinary Global Studies program was established in 1994 in order to provide students with an understanding and appreciation of the full breadth and depth of challenges and opportunities presented by the accelerating interdependence of nations and peoples in the contemporary era. Courses in the program support a college – wide distribution requirement and also sustain a major in Global Studies. Majors (currently about six per year) develop the knowledge and skills needed to function as effective and responsible global citizens and leaders.

To apply for the position, candidates should submit a detailed letter of application explaining their qualifications for and interest in the position, with particular attention to teaching in an interdisciplinary program at a liberal arts college and in collaborating on curricular and pedagogical innovations across the curriculum. Candidates should also supply a current CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, graduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation. Review of credentials will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Ripon College is committed to diversity and, as an equal opportunity – affirmative action employer, encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

Applications may be submitted electronically or by post. Electronic submissions should be addressed to MarquartD@ripon.edu and use “Global Studies Search” in the subject line. Applications submitted by post should be addressed to:

Donna J. Marquart
Academic Support Specialist
Ripon College
300 Seward Street, P.O. Box 248
Ripon, WI 54971

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