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The Department of Global, International & Area Studies at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of International Studies beginning August 2014. We are especially interested in someone whose work deals with conflict transformation and peace-building in a global context, with particular emphasis on the role of regional and international governmental and non-governmental organizations, international diplomacy, reconciliation, and/or post-conflict reconstruction. Candidates are also expected to present a regional (Middle East, Africa, Asia, or Europe) or cross-regional focus to their work.

Requirements for the position include:
1) a Ph.D. in international studies, political science, sociology or another related discipline at the time of appointment;
2) the ability to offer courses focusing on peace studies and conflict resolution and to contribute to the core curriculum of the International Studies major;
3) the ability to develop and maintain an active research program;
4) a demonstrated capability to secure external funding;
5) a commitment to multi-disciplinary approaches to scholarship and teaching as it relates to the development of the department’s undergraduate curricula and future graduate programs;
6) a commitment to the education of the department’s diverse student population. The teaching load is two courses per semester for research-active faculty. This position is one of two new positions in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences focusing on issues relating to conflict reconciliation and social justice.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an AA/EOE and an ADVANCE Institution.

It values diversity that includes, but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. Applications from women, minorities and other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged. Applications must be submitted electronically. A full description of the position and application details can be found at Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, view our website at or contact Dr. Charles Houck, Search Committee, Department of Global, International & Area Studies, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Macy 103, Charlotte, NC 28223.

Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.

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