Job Description Summary The Global Studies Department at Bentley University, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Comparative Public Policy/International Public Policy at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2020. We particularly welcome candidates with expertise in policy areas such as sustainability, development, and health—areas that complement existing programs and appeal to students at a business university.
The successful candidate will be asked to contribute to enhancing our two departmental majors - Public Policy and International Affairs - and to complement the department's existing strengths, which are grounded in political science, geography and cultural studies. While the position is open with respect to region, we especially welcome candidates whose work focuses on regions with emerging economies, particularly in Asia or Africa.
Founded in 1917, Bentley University is a private, Business-focused university with a strong commitment to the Arts and Sciences. Bentley enrolls approximately 5,500 students at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Located in Waltham, Massachusetts, Bentley is on the doorstep of one of the nation's leading cities. With over 35 colleges and universities, the greater Boston area is a vibrant place to work and live.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses in public policy/international affairs and electives in their area of expertise.
Candidates must demonstrate evidence of a continuing research agenda focused on publication and a strong dedication to excellence in teaching, with preference for candidates with classroom experience. We especially welcome candidates who bring diverse perspectives and experiences to the classroom.
PhD required. (Requirements for your doctoral degree must be confirmed prior to the start of the fall 2020 semester.)
Position will remain open until filled. However, priority consideration will be given to applications received bySeptember 30, 2019.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
All application materials should be submitted through Bentley's on-line employment site at https://bentley.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/faculty. Applications should include a letter of interest and CV. Names and contact information for three references are required upon application. Bentley will contact these confidential references for those candidates moving forward in the process.
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.
Internal Number: 113547202
About Bentley University
Bentley University is one of the nation's leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. To achieve our goal, we infuse our advanced business curriculum with the richness of a liberal arts education. The results are graduates who are making an impact in their chosen fields and turning their passions into success stories. Located on a classic New England campus just minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers.