Click here to view a list of current vacancies.
Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Global Affairs and Human Security
College of Public Affairs
Vacancy Number 300916
Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 10/15/18 Closes: Open Until Filled
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Application review begins on January 29, 2019, and the position is open until filled. Electronic applications are required. Before applying, please save all of the documents the academic team requires so your documents can be attached to your application before it is submitted. Document requirements are shown below.
The School of Public and International Affairs, in the College of Public Affairs, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position to begin in August 2019 (contingent on final budget approval). The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the M.A. program in Global Affairs and Human Security. There will also be the possibility of teaching in the undergraduate program in Policy, Politics, and International Affairs.
Competitive applicants will be able to contribute expertise related to international organizations, human security and/or sustainable development. A faculty hire whose work focuses on the developing world (particularly, Africa or Latin America) will be given preference, particularly if she/he has experience in one or more of the above content areas. Experience mentoring students through their master’s thesis or capstone will also be considered highly valuable. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and/ or course development related to international organizations or human security will be viewed favorably. The position is contingent upon final budget approval.
Candidates for this position must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree at the time of appointment in international development, international relations, political science, economics, public administration, public policy, or a related field of study.
Applicants should have a record of scholarly achievement that merits appointment at the assistant professor level, a record of scholarly achievement appropriate to success on the tenure-track, and demonstrate the potential for quality instruction. The position requires traditional classroom instruction at the graduate level and may also involve some undergraduate and/or online instruction. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
The successful candidate will be joining growing graduate programs in Global Affairs and Human Security, an applied cross-disciplinary masters program in the School of Public and International Affairs.
The 36-credit cross-disciplinary M.A. in Global Affairs and Human Security is designed to give students an opportunity to explore international issues related to good governance, sustainable development, transnational problem-solving and the promotion of human security. The program is designed to prepare students for careers in the nonprofit and public sectors and with supranational organizations.
The School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), within which the program is housed, has twenty full-time faculty members with advanced degrees from an array of distinguished universities, including Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Syracuse, UC-Berkley, Columbia, and George Washington University, and George Mason University. Three faculty members are Fellows in the National Academy of Public Administration and one is a Fulbright Scholar. The School is home to a nationally accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA) program.
The University of Baltimore, located in downtown Baltimore, is part of the University System of Maryland. The School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Baltimore offers Bachelor’s degrees in Policy, Politics, and International Affairs, the Master and Doctor of Public Administration degrees, the Masters degree in Negotiation and Conflict Management, and the Masters Degree in Global Affairs and Human Security. Interested applicants are encouraged to visit our web site for more information about the College of Public Affairs and the School of Public and International Affairs at www.ubalt.edu/cpa.
Applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and a list of three references that may be asked for letters of recommendation. Review of applicant materials will begin on January 28, 2019 and will continue until the search is completed.
Electronic applications are required, and the academic selection team invites qualified applicants to submit the required documents listed below. Before submitting your application, save these PDF (preferred format) or Word documents:
- curriculum vita
- letter of interest
- a list of three references who may be asked to provide letters of reference
The University of Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution. The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices.
We appreciate your interest in our vacancy. Please review the information shown below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.
Applicant Instructions: Using Candidate Gateway to View and Apply for UB Vacancies
The Candidate Gateway system serves as your connection to the University of Baltimore’s job application process. It is a free, safe and secure way for you to apply for the job you want, and it allows the Office of Human Resources to maintain accurate records. Your use of the system does not require you to surrender any of your rights to privacy or confidentiality during the application process. Only qualified members of UB’s Human Resources team and members of the relevant search committee can access your application information. The search committee will not have access to any information you provide to HR for affirmative action reporting purposes.
Up to five vacancies are shown in our electronic application system, and clicking the Next link above the list leads to additional pages of vacancies.
Please review the information below before you apply, and refer to it as you enter your application.
External applicants: Review the vacancy announcement at http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html and click the external applicant link to apply.
Internal applicants (students taking classes at UB and current employees) with login and password for MyUB: use the internal applicant link, log into My UB, then click the “View or Apply for Job Positions” link on the left.
•Never use the Internet Explorer “Back” and “Forward” arrows to navigate. You will lose the information you have submitted.
•To navigate between pages, use the “Next,” “Previous,” and “Return to Previous Page” buttons.
•Use the “Save” button to save your information so you can return to it later and complete your application. Using “Save” does not complete the process to apply for a job opening.
ELECTRONIC APPLICATION NAVIGATION
A - ATTACHMENT UPLOAD
Save these PDF (preferred format) or Word documents before you apply:
- curriculum vita
- letter of interest
- list of three references who may be asked to provide letters of recommendation
When you complete your electronic application and attach your documents:
Click “Save” to save the data you entered on that page. The message “You have successfully submitted your job application.” confirms only that you entered that page of information into the system. You must click “Next” to continue and complete the application process.
- In the system's Apply Now Choose Resume page, select Upload a New Resume, and then upload the PDF (preferred format) or Word document with your curriculum vita. Then, click “Continue."
- On the Apply Now Complete Application page, enter your contact information, and then click "Submit"
- Online Questionnaire/Application Questionnaire: Answer all of the questions, and then click “Submit."
- Complete the Submit Online Application page, then click "I agree to these terms", and then click Submit.
- Click the "Careers Home" link.
- Click the "My Career Tools" link near the top of the screen.
- Click the Add Attachment link, select Cover Letter, attach a PDF (preferred format) or Word document with your letter of interest and then click "Save and Add More".
- Click the Add Attachment link, select References, attach a PDF (preferred format) or Word document with a list of three references who may be asked for letters of recommendation. Click “Save."
If you have trouble viewing our job postings or applying for the vacancy, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.