Jeremy Hunsinger on Thu, 20 Sep 2007 19:46:06 +0200 (CEST)

[Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

<nettime-ann> Position: Theories of Globalization and Governance

sorry for crossposting, distribute as you wish --jh

and ASPECT (Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical and Cultural Thought)

Theories of Globalization and Governance

The Program on Government and International Affairs in the School of Public and International Affairs ( 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 ( 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, 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, 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,, 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,
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, 1-800-828-1129.

Timothy W. Luke
University Distinguished Professor
Department of Political Science
539 Major Williams Hall
Blacksburg, VA 2406l
voice: 540.23l.6633/6571
fax: 540.231.6078
homepage: OLMA/PSCI: http://
Center for Digital Discourse and Culture:
nettime-ann mailing list