The International Comparative Studies (ICS) program at Duke University invites applications for an open-rank Professor of the Practice position that begins August 1, 2019. This is a regular rank renewable faculty position with a four- or five-year term, depending on rank. International Comparative Studies (https://internationalcomparative.duke.edu) is an undergraduate interdisciplinary program that bridges the humanities and social sciences. Students pursue a Global Studies major that focuses on one of seven world regions through language and interdisciplinary courses. The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in the humanities and/or social sciences prior to appointment, be engaged in research and teaching that is interdisciplinary and explores comparative/global topics,and be interested in collaborative teaching and curriculum-building. The selected candidate will also need to demonstrate interest in teaching core ICS courses and will supervise senior theses and contribute appropriate service in the program, including undergraduate advising. The position is open to multiple disciplines and thematics, with a particular interest in the following areas: critical geography and the politics of space; regional and/or global environmental studies; gender, race, sexuality, and disability studies; science, health, and technology. Given the diversity of our students we value candidates with experience teaching and mentoring under-represented students. The position carries a 2/2 teaching load with expectation that three courses per year will be in the ICS core curriculum.
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To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample or publication of no more than 40 pages, and an Introduction to Global Studies syllabus. In addition, the names and contact information of three recommenders must be submitted with the application. All material should be submitted electronically through the following link https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11965. Applications received by January 10, 2019 are guaranteed consideration.
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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina in the U.S.A.