The Program in International Studies at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 1, 2019 in International Development, broadly conceived. The International Studies Program is an interdisciplinary collaboration offering a B.A. level degree with curricula in Social Sciences, Humanities and Sciences. The academic discipline of the applicant is open, but candidates with specialties in international social justice, humanitarianism, or human rights advocacy are strongly encouraged to apply. Close consideration will be given to applicants who are returning to the academy from field experience in international organizations. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date, demonstrate evidence of an established research program and a commitment to undergraduate teaching.
The successful applicant will teach core courses within the International Studies major as well as develop additional core and elective courses within their own area of expertise, and will advise International Studies majors. They will work with an interdisciplinary Steering Committee to continue to build an established and rapidly growing major.
In applying for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a research statement by November 15, 2018 to the International Studies Search Committee via Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/52236. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the International Studies Search Committee. Applications received by November 15, 2018 will receive full consideration.
Located in metropolitan Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr has a student body of 1,300 undergraduates, as well as 350 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. The College supports faculty excellence in both research and teaching and is committed to social justice and inclusion in the classroom and in the community at large. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.