Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position, Portland State University

For those global historians looking for an academic position, here is a recent call for applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position at The Department of International and Global Studies at Portland State University. The call for applications explains more:

The Department of International and Global Studies at Portland State University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin September 2018. The candidate should have expertise demonstrated through their thesis topic, teaching, or research in one or more of the following areas: Social Justice, International Crisis Management, Migration, Human Rights, and Public Policy. The candidate should also have a regional area of expertise in one of the following: Africa, Asia, the Middle East, or a transnational focus.

A PhD is required in a relevant field. ABDs will be considered but must have completed their PhD by the start of the appointment. Evidence of successful teaching (at least one course taught either as a degree candidate or afterwards, or have served as a graduate teaching assistant for three courses). Candidates should have a demonstrated familiarity with and ability to attract external funding, which includes at least one grant application of a minimum of $5,000.

The successful candidate will teach courses that include core classes, electives and a seminar, while incorporating issues of culture, class, race and gender. They should also adopt an interdisciplinary and non-Western perspective in their teaching. The candidate will have to teach some hybrid and online classes.

To apply, candidates should use the application form accessible at this website. Good luck!

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