The International Studies Program invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2022. We seek an outstanding teacher / scholar with regional expertise in East Asia as well as in interdisciplinary global and transnational issues. Scholars who frame East Asia with an expanded regional approach, emphasize diaspora as an analytic, and make use of mixed methods in both research and teaching are preferred. The successful candidate may have a doctorate in International / Global Studies, Asian Studies, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Ethnic Studies, or a related area, with a commitment to interdisciplinarity. The candidate should be able to teach: World Politics; International Organizations / Diplomacy and the UN System; Introduction to Asian Studies; and new courses on East Asia that will contribute to both the International Studies Program (a program increasingly moving towards Global and Diaspora Studies) and the Asian Studies Minor. Candidates prepared to coordinate Model UN are preferred. Additionally, the candidate should be able to teach one or more of the following courses as needed: Introduction to International / Global Studies; Interdisciplinary Methods; and Senior Thesis. The position requires contributing effectively to curriculum development efforts, advising and mentoring students, providing service to the IS and Asian Studies Programs and to the college, and engaging in original research. The International Studies Program is interested in candidates who will advance the curriculum geographically, theoretically, and pedagogically. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to working with women and underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, and research are especially encouraged to apply.
Ph.D. in International/Global Studies, Asian Studies, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Ethnic Studies, or a related area by July 1, 2022.
Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.