Jeremy Hunsinger on Thu, 20 Sep 2007 19:46:06 +0200 (CEST)
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<nettime-ann> Position: Theories of Globalization and Governance
sorry for crossposting, distribute as you wish --jh
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS/
GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS PROGRAM
and ASPECT (Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical and Cultural
Theories of Globalization and Governance
The Program on Government and International Affairs in the School of
Public and International Affairs (http://www.spia.vt.edu) invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant
Professor, focused on the theories and processes of globalization.
Candidates should have strong, broad training in social, political,
or cultural theory, and be able to work within an interdisciplinary
setting with other colleagues in the School of Public and
International Affairs as well as a new cross-college ASPECT doctoral
program, focusing the application of social, political, ethical, and
cultural theory to contemporary political challenges, cultural
conflicts, social problems, and civil societies in both the U.S.A.
and abroad (http://www.aspect.vt.edu). In particular, we would be
interested in individuals who enjoy interdisciplinary collaborative
team teaching and research. We are seeking colleagues who take a
comparative approach to broad systemic challenges posed to governance
by globalization, including cultural conflict, economic development,
institutional democratization, social change, or rapid urbanization.
A Ph.D. in sociology, political science, human geography, cultural
studies, international affairs or related field is required for
appointment as an Assistant Professor.
Application materials (excluding reference letters) must be submitted
online at www.jobs.vt.edu, reference posting # 071001 (paper
documents cannot be accepted). Applicants should submit a full c.v.,
official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, samples of
written work, teaching evaluations, and their research agenda to
demonstrate their potential for excellence in research, teaching, and
service. Application review will begin October 24, 2007.
Applicants should arrange for references to send letters to Krystal
Wright, SPIA, 110 Architecture Annex (0113), Virginia Tech,
Blacksburg, VA: Phone 540.231.2291, 24061, e-mail, email@example.com.
Questions concerning the electronic application process should also
be directed to Ms. Wright.
Questions concerning the position should be directed to the Co-Chairs
of the Search Committee, Dr. Timothy W. Luke, University
Distinguished Professor and Program Chair, Government and
International Affairs: Phone 540.231.6633 or 540.231.6572, e-mail,
firstname.lastname@example.org, and/or Dr. Wolfgang Natter, Program Chair, Alliance
for Social, Political, Ethical and Cultural Thought: Phone
540.231.5342 or 540.231.2839, e-mail, email@example.com.
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to diversity and seeks a broad
spectrum of candidates, including women, veterans, minorities and
people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring
accommodations in the application process should notify the Co-Chairs
of the Search Committee or the Virginia Tech Relay Service,
Timothy W. Luke
University Distinguished Professor
Department of Political Science
539 Major Williams Hall
Blacksburg, VA 2406l
homepage: http://www.cddc.vt.edu/tim/ OLMA/PSCI: http://
Center for Digital Discourse and Culture: http://www.cddc.vt.edu
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