Tenure-track job, @SFSU, emphasis on international social movements and organizations

The Department of International Relations (IR) at San Francisco State University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor with research and teaching interests in international civil society, social movements, and organizations, including nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). The position starts fall semester 2017 and offers the opportunity to participate in a highly diverse, internationally focused campus community with strong student interest in social justice and human rights.

The position requires graduate and undergraduate teaching in international relations or related global-studies topics (usually five courses per year), student mentoring and advising, an active scholarship program in one’s area of specialty, and ongoing committee and service assignments. The successful candidate should possess broad familiarity with theory and approaches to IR or related social sciences. S/he must have a PhD by the time of appointment and a record of publications or strong, publishable manuscripts.

Applicants should send material by email to ir@sfsu.edu:
1) A letter of application;
2) A statement of research and teaching interests, along with syllabi if available;
3) A curriculum vitae;
4) At least one academic publication or other sample of scholarly writing.

Consideration of applications will commence November 7 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates under consideration for interviews will be asked to provide three letters of recommendation.

San Francisco State University, part of the California State University system, serves 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty are expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement through research, scholarship, and/or creative work. San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We welcome applicants of all ethnic, racial and gender identities, sexual orientations as well as people with disabilities. We particularly encourage applicants from historically underrepresented groups.