Assistant Professorship at @BucknellU in #CriticalGeography. Applications due 3/18.

Bucknell University is hiring for a 1 year visiting assistant professor position.This is a critical IR program with a focus on Feminist, Marxist, Gramscian, and other radical scholarship in the field.

Visiting Assistant Professor – Middle East
Bucknell University’s Department of International Relations is seeking to fill a 1-year visiting position to begin in August 2016.

The successful candidate will teach courses on the Middle East and required courses for the International Relations Major. Candidates are expected to have a PhD or have a Master’s degree and be ABD by the start date in Anthropology, Geography, History, International Relations, Political Economy, Political Science, Sociology, or other relevant interdisciplinary degree. We are interested in hiring candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body through innovative and inclusive pedagogy.

The Department of International Relations offers a multi-disciplinary major where students take courses from the International Relations faculty who have backgrounds in different disciplines, as well as courses offered in other departments. The successful candidate will teach a six course load, including Theories of International Relations and a course on globalization. The successful candidate should have teaching and/or research strengths in the Middle East with specialization in issues related to the Global South. Applications from individuals with strengths in critical and other non-traditional approaches to understanding international relations are encouraged.

Applications must be made online through Interfolio. Please go to to apply. Applications require a cover letter, CV, statements on the candidates teaching philosophy as well as his/her scholarly agenda, sample syllabi, and three letters of reference. Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 18th 2016.

Questions regarding the position should be addressed to Dr. David Mitchell (

Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national University where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education and music complement each other. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.