Assistant Professor - International Studies

University of Denver in Colorado

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 13, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver is a recognized leader in international studies education and scholarship that serves an undergraduate major, MA students, and a small, selective PhD program. The Korbel School is seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level focused on gender and violence to start September 2015 and be part of the Sié Chou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacys dynamic research program. We are broadly interested in research related to the role of gender in violent settings including, but not limited to, gender-based violence, the role of gender in mitigating/exacerbating violence or fostering/inhibiting peace-building, and how gender balance affects military, rebel or other forces. Successful candidates will have a record of successful grant making and research relevant to the Sié Chou-Kang Centers Research Program and be able to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs at the Josef Korbel School. We are particularly interested in candidates at the advanced assistant professor level. 
The Assistant Professor will teach four courses during the academic year in the areas specified. 



PhD at the time of appointment, but ABDs are welcome to apply
Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Experience:

PhD in Political Science or International Studies

Instructions for candidates:
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application.
Interested applicants should attach a letter of interest, CV, writing sample (or publication), a research statement, teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations (if available) to the online application. We recommend combining documents to 5 total to avoid the document upload limits. 
In addition, candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy at or by mail to Jill Schmieder Hereau, Associate Director of the Sié Center, Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, 2201 South Gaylord Street, Denver, CO 80208.
Applications received by October 1, 2014 will receive full consideration. Salary is competitive. Please see our extensive benefit package at Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Deborah Avant, 
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 

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