University of Kentucky, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
Associate Professor, International Affairs
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Kentucky, United States|
The Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a renewable three-year appointment starting in August 2014 at the Associate Professor level. The ideal candidate will combine an extensive career as an international affairs professional – Foreign/Diplomatic Service, Foreign Commercial Service, intelligence or think tank community, national development agency or NGO, international business – with appropriate academic credentials.
The Patterson School is a selective 18-month professional masters degree program in international affairs. Each year’s incoming student cohort is generally limited to thirty-five, all full-time and residential. Our faculty is an interdisciplinary mix of traditional academics and former foreign affairs professionals. Coursework and seminars are supplemented with a rich offering of experiential co-curricular activities. Academic concentrations are offered in: diplomacy; international security and intelligence; international commerce; and international organizations and development.
We welcome applications from candidates who have been engaged broadly in the area of international affairs (this includes, but is not limited to, the disciplines of political science, economics, history). In addition to possessing an earned doctorate, extended study, research and/or teaching overseas is an advantage, as is competence in a foreign language. Expertise in a particular region of the world such as Latin America, Africa, or East Asia is also welcome.
In addition to standard faculty scholarly research, service and outreach responsibilities, the successful candidate is expected to teach three graduate courses a year and a one credit professional module, and to help organize and support co-curricular activities. Depending upon qualifications, teaching assignments might include courses on diplomacy, economic statecraft, globalization, Middle East politics, cross-cultural negotiation, or international development.
Applicants should submit the following materials electronically to Vicki.firstname.lastname@example.org:
- a letter of interest that details their experience, strengths, accomplishments, and appropriateness for the position;
- a curriculum vitae/resume; and
- any evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, teaching evaluations).
For additional information about the Patterson School, please visit www.uky.edu/PattersonSchool.
The University of Kentucky and the Patterson School of Diplomacy
and International Commerce are committed to increasing
diversity in our community of faculty and students.
Women and traditionally underrepresented groups are
strongly encouraged to consider this position.
The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer
|Primary Category:||Diplomacy and International Relations
|Secondary Categories:||European History / Studies