Assistant Professor, International Law & Organizations, Boston University

For historians of international organizations and international law, here is an open job posting for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies. The practice of international relations at the School of Global Studies is capacious and includes many under its banner, from geographers and sociologists to historians. The deadline is October 31, 2019.

The posting explains further:

The Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the study of International Law & International Organization beginning July 1, 2020, subject to budget approval. We seek applicants who focus on the impact and uses of international law in any functional areas, including (but not restricted to) human rights, development, diplomacy, security, global environment, international trade and finance, and international organization. We welcome applications from scholars in any relevant discipline, including law, political science, sociology, history, and international relations, and are open to all methodological approaches and regional specializations. Successful candidates would be expected to have completed a Ph.D. by August 15, 2020. The Pardee School of Global Studies is committed to multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research and teaching. Candidates who have demonstrated policy experience are especially encouraged to apply.

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. The BU Pardee School believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. We are eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive.

Please submit 1) a letter of application describing your teaching and research interests and professional experience, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) three letters of recommendation. Questions about the position or the Pardee School may be directed to Ms. Elaine Bidianos at

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The expected starting date for employment is July 1, 2020. The Pardee School of Global Studies offers B.A. and M.A. degrees and is committed to multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research and teaching.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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