Warburg Chair in Political Science & International Relations

Simmons University
  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sector
    Education
  • Experience
    Advanced
  • Posted
    Feb 10

Position description

Simmons University invites applications for its Warburg Chair in International Relations to begin August 15, 2021 (start date negotiable). This is a two to three-year appointment as a faculty member within the Department of Political Science and International Relations.

We seek an innovative practitioner with an enthusiasm for the field who will contribute to the teaching excellence and instructional innovation of the department and the University. As a University committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, we seek candidates who embody and express these values and have proven experience successfully working with individuals across a broad spectrum of identities, beliefs, and perspectives.

Responsibilities include teaching two to three courses per year - generally a senior seminar and a subject-based course designed by both the Warburg Chair and the Chair of the Department. The Warburg Chair will also be responsible for coordinating discussion-oriented programs and meetings, mentoring students for careers in foreign policy, cultivating student opportunities, and bringing distinguished speakers to the Simmons community. Additionally, the Warburg Chair is expected to maintain a regular presence on campus as well as participate in activities that help advance the University's strategic goals.

The successful candidate will have a distinguished record as a senior practitioner in International Relations with experience in fields including, but not limited to: diplomacy, international trade, development, policy formulation and implementation, international organizations, international health, and/or international women's issues. Additionally, the successful candidate will have previous experience in foreign policy formulation (at a senior level) - preferably with familiarity with related US policies. Candidates need not have advanced academic qualifications in International Relations, Political Science or other disciplines.

 

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