Assistant Professor of International Relations/Comparative Politics

Rhodes College
  • Location
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 05

Position description

The Department of International Studies at Rhodes College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor to begin Fall of 2024. Rhodes College believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an institution, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Furthermore, Rhodes College is committed to supporting the work-life alignment of its faculty. We encourage applications from candidates who have expertise in security, peace, and conflict. The search is open in terms of regional or area studies expertise. This position has a 3:2 teaching load, and applicants should demonstrate a firm commitment to teaching and research in an undergraduate, liberal arts environment. The successful candidate will have classroom experience and is expected to teach introductory and advanced courses in either International Relations or Comparative Politics. Additional courses will be based on the candidate's area of specialization. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach an upper-level course on international conflict or security and those who can contribute to an interdisciplinary atmosphere. The successful candidate is expected to earn their Ph.D. by July 2024.

Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country's most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area. 

Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination. 

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