International Studies/College of Arts & Sciences, University of Oregon

Position ID:UO-International Studies/College of Arts & Sciences-INTL [#2882, 13305]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Global Studies
Economics / F - International Economics
International and Area Studies
International Studies
Appl Deadline:2013/10/01 finished (posted 2013/07/30, finished 2014/01/23, listed until 2013/10/29)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of International Studies at the University of Oregon is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Political Economy to start in Fall 2014.

We seek a scholar who holds a Ph.D. in a relevant social science discipline or interdisciplinary program by the time of appointment and whose expertise addresses one or more of the following: economic globalization and its political and social impacts; international political economic institutions and processes; and the correlations between the global economy and human development. In addition to teaching a core undergraduate course, Globalization and the Global Economy, he/she will develop advanced courses that investigate political and economic transformations such as: industrialization and the shift to service sector economies, and the impact of these transformations on human development and social change. Candidates must have a high degree of proficiency in a language appropriate for their regional specialization.

Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to the interdisciplinary exploration of contemporary issues in international studies, have an active research agenda and enhance the diversity efforts of the department as well as the university. The University of Oregon has active regional research programs, for example in Latin American, African and Asian Studies, and opportunities exist for cross-disciplinary and cross-regional research and teaching. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. The annual teaching load at the undergraduate and graduate levels is five courses in International Studies on the quarter system. He/she will teach undergraduate and graduate classes and conduct graduate advising in their field of expertise.

Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of over 25,000 students. The Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment. We are about an hour's drive from the Pacific coast and the Cascade mountains. The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 Conference.

Applications must be submitted through Hard copies will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by that date. The position will remain open until the position has been filled. Queries should be addressed to Jared Lindman, Department of International Studies, 5206 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-5206, email:, phone 541 346-2850.

The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Further Info:
Department of International Studies
5206 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5206

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