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Lecturer, Global Studies

Bentley University, Global Studies Department
Waltham, Massachusetts
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Sep 30, 2021

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Bentley University

Bentley Campus

Job Description Summary
The Global Studies Department at Bentley University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer with expertise in Global Public Policy to begin July 2022. The successful candidate will teach introductory and upper-level courses at the undergraduate level. We welcome applications from candidates whose teaching and research investigates the policymaking process in global, transnational, and/or regional contexts. While not required, we welcome applications from candidates with expertise on the role of not-for-profit and/or private organizations in shaping policy change; international development; and/or policy implementation and program evaluation. This non-tenure track position carries a 4-4 teaching load during the contract year.

We seek a colleague with a strong dedication to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will use innovative, experiential, and inclusive pedagogies to facilitate greater diversity and inclusion at Bentley University while amplifying the department's assurance to anti-racist work both inside and outside of the classroom. This position offers opportunities to be an active and engaged member of a collegial, multidisciplinary department while working in a dynamic campus environment. The successful candidate will be asked to contribute to our two departmental majors—International Affairs and Public Policy—and to bolster the department's existing strengths in geography, political science, and/or culture 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must demonstrate dedication to excellence in teaching, and we require that candidates have classroom experience.

Ph.D. required. Requirements for doctoral degree must be confirmed prior to the start of the fall 2022 semester.

Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants submit all materials through Bentley's on-line employment site at: Applicants should submit the following materials:

A letter of interest addressed to Professor Rob A. DeLeo, Department of Global Studies, Morison Hall, 175 Forest Street, Waltham MA 02452; A Curriculum vitae; A teaching statement; A one-page diversity statement detailing the candidates skills, experience, and commitment to teaching students about diversity, equity, and inclusion. The names and contact information for three professional references. 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, Professor Rob A. DeLeo,

Position will remain open until filled. However, priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 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.


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