Assistant Professor, Global and Intercultural Studies - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1976

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Global Economy and Inequality position in the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies.


Assistant Professor with a focus on global economy and inequality to teach introductory courses in The Department of Global and Intercultural studies, in addition to advanced courses in the candidate’s area of specialization; advise students; maintain an active research agenda; and provide service to the institution.  

The successful candidate will also contribute to some of the department’s other academic programs: Asian/Asian-American Studies; American Studies; Black World Studies; Latin American, Latino/a, and Caribbean Studies; International Studies; and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

We welcome details about how the applicant will contribute to the Global & Intercultural Studies Department and its co-major.  

Minimum Qualifications

Require: Ph.D. in one of the following: anthropology, economics, ethnic studies, gender studies, history, geography, literary studies, political science, philosophy, religion, interdisciplinary areas or related field by December 31, 2016 for re-appointment to second year.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong candidates will be scholars whose interdisciplinary research and teaching focuses on one of more of the following: economic, environmental, social, and/or political inequality in the global capitalist system and/or in socialist economies.  Additionally, strong candidates will be scholars whose work engages economic development theory, including postcolonial critiques, uneven geographies, inequitable political economies, environmental justice, intercultural and interdisciplinary approaches to global capitalism, globalization and gender, and transnational activism.

Special Instructions to Applicant

References and additional materials (teaching philosophy, writing sample, etc) may be requested at a later date.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Global and Intercultural Studies
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Multicultural (Ethnic) Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Women's Studies
  • GLBT Studies
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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