Job Description Summary The Global Studies Department at Bentley University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer with expertise in International Relations and International Organizations to begin July 2021. The successful candidate will also have the ability to teach undergraduate introductory courses in globalization, comparative politics or US politics. We are seeking a colleague with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, and who employs innovative, active and experiential pedagogies. This non-tenure track position carries an eight-course teaching load (undergraduate level) during the contract year.
While not required, we particularly welcome applications from candidates with knowledge of issues of race, ethnicity, migration, and/or social inequalities. We also seek applicants whose teaching, service or research has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education, and who are interested in working with students outside the classroom.
The successful candidate will be asked to contribute to enhancing our two departmental majors - International Affairs and Public Policy - and to complement the department's existing strengths, which are grounded in political science, geography and cultural studies.
Founded in 1917, Bentley University is a private, business-focused university with a strong commitment to the arts and sciences. An AACSB and EQUIS accredited institution, Bentley enrolls approximately 5,500 students at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Bloomberg ranks Bentley in the top 10 undergraduate business programs in the United States, and in the top 100 places to obtain an MBA. U.S. News & World Report ranked Bentley as 1st in the Best Regional Universities-North category. 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.
Candidates must demonstrate dedication to excellence in teaching, and we prefer candidates with classroom experience.
Must be familiar with Blackboard and Zoom or have a willingness to learn. Bentley University makes training available for both platforms.
Ph.D. required. Requirements for the doctoral degree must be confirmed prior to the start of the fall 2021 semester.
Instructions to Applicants
Applicants submit all application materials through Bentley's on-line employment site at https://bentley.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/faculty. Applications should include a letter of interest, CV, and a teaching statement that includes the applicant's approach to diversity and inclusion in the classroom. 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.
Questions about the position can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Jeff Gulati, email@example.com.
Position will remain open until filled.However, priority consideration will be given to applications received byFebruary 1, 2021.
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: 130771915
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.