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The undergraduate International Affairs Program at Skidmore College seeks candidates for a newly created tenure track position at the assistant professor level. The position begins September 1, 2013. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong interdisciplinary training in political economy, public administration, migration studies, development studies, economic anthropology, or critical management studies with research interest in BRICS countries and/or Middle East. We are especially interested in candidates from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will teach five undergraduate courses a year, conduct interdisciplinary research, and provide service to the IA Program and Skidmore College. The courses include Introduction to International Affairs, special topics course at the 300-level in the candidate’s area of expertise, and the IA senior capstone seminar. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach one undergraduate course in his/her own area of research and/or interest that will enrich the Management and Business curriculum. Interest in conducting faculty/student research in International Affairs is highly desirable.

Ph.D. required (or ABD with expected completion by the end of 2013) in International Affairs related disciplines (political economy, public administration, development, economic anthropology, critical management studies, etc).

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Review of applications will begin October 25, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with a reputation for its creative approaches to just about everything. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates; approximately 2,400 talented men and women. The student body includes 20% of students of color, and 6% of international origin.

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


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