Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities
FT/PT: Full Time
The International Affairs Program in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) at Northeastern University seeks nominations and applications from leading scholars for an open rank position with an expected start date of Fall 2019. The International Affairs Program, with one of the largest majors in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, supports undergraduate majors, minors, and a Master's program.
We seek a scholar of urban studies whose interests reach across disciplines, and we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in urban politics, urban and political geography, urban sociology, urban anthropology and urban ethnography. Candidates whose research complements those topics as well as those who would enhance faculty diversity, are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a distinguished scholarly record and demonstrated potential for excellence in leadership.The successful candidate will be cross-appointed in the International Affairs Program and a tenure home within the college appropriate to their field. The position will support the university, college and International Affairs Program's commitment to producing interdisciplinary scholarship and innovative teaching on contested cities, urban politics and/or urban immigrants across the globe. Areas of strategic focus in the College include resilience, sustainability and digital humanities. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education. Review of applications will begin November 1 and will continue until the position is filled.
A PhD in a related field required.
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts (www.northeastern.edu/cssh/about/deans-welcome). Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.
How to Apply Applicants should submit a CV, letter of interest, a combined teaching and research statement, and the names of three references. Candidates will be notified before their references are contacted.
To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/faculty-positions and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click
Internal Number: 57087
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.