Position overviewPosition title: Assistant Teaching Professor
The posted UC academic salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2022-23-academic-salary-scales.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/oct-2022-salary-scales/t1-l.pdf and https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/oct-2022-salary-scales/t3-l.pdf “Off-scale salaries”, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.
Open date: August 7, 2023
Most recent review date: Thursday, Sep 7, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Aug 6, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR POSITION IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, SCHOOL OF GLOBAL POLICY AND STRATEGY, UC SAN DIEGO
The School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) (https://gps.ucsd.edu) at the University of California San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor (Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment) position in its undergraduate International Studies Program. More information about the Teaching Professor series may be found at this link: (https://aps.ucsd.edu/_files/proc-manual/lsoe_faq.pdf).
Candidates for this position should be able to combine an interest in teaching, pedagogical and/or disciplinary research, and administrative responsibilities as Faculty Director of the International Studies Program (ISP). The curriculum of the International Studies Program is broadly interdisciplinary. We invite candidates who have research interests and a publication record in international relations (broadly defined as international security, international political economy, international economics, international development, international business, and related fields); comparative politics or economics; global history; or regional studies in areas of interest to GPS or ISP.
We seek applicants who have an interest in developing innovative curriculum and teaching. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in ISP and/or graduate courses at GPS, and conduct disciplinary or pedagogical research. The candidate will also oversee the administration of ISP, supported by staff, and represent the program within and outside GPS and UC San Diego. The Faculty Director is also responsible for convening the interdisciplinary Faculty Advisory Board.
The preferred candidate will have strong, demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.
Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience based on UC pay scales.
At the time of application, candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree or be ABD (all but dissertation) in political science, economics, business, or other disciplines with an international or comparative focus.
By the time of appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in political science, economics, business, or other disciplines with an international or comparative focus.
- Strong demonstration of leadership and ability to serve as Faculty Director of the International Studies Program (e.g., overseeing academic advising staff and working with lecturers, members of the Advisory Board, GPS, and campus entities).
- Excellence in teaching and contribution to instruction-related activities (e.g., training of teaching assistants, curriculum development, and creation of instructional materials).
- A research and publication record in the fields noted above.
- Strong demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.
Cover Letter - A description of teaching experience, research, and administrative responsibilities.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Teaching Philosophy - A statement of teaching philosophy and/or goals, as well as pedagogical strategies for achieving these goals.
Documentation of Teaching Excellence - PDF files or links to teaching evaluations and instructional materials developed by the candidate, and any additional evidence of teaching impacts the candidate wishes to include.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
Samples of Research - PDF files or links to representative scholarly research outputs, e.g., dissertation chapters, journal articles, book chapters, or other research outputs generally accepted in the candidate’s discipline.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
- 3 letters of reference required
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