Visiting Assistant Professor of Human Needs and Global Resources - Wheaton College-Illinois in Wheaton Illinois

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Wheaton College-Illinois

Wheaton, Illinois 60187

United States


Detailed Job Description

WHEATON COLLEGE (IL) – Human Needs and Global Resources Program

Visiting Assistant Professor of Human Needs and Global Resources: two-year full-time appointment with possible renewal.  Begin duties 1 July 2014.

Job requirements: Ph.D. Discipline not specified, but training, teaching, scholarship and experience should include substantial engagement in an international development-related field.  Teaching up to 3 courses (8-10 credits) per semester, plus administrative duties.  Must be willing and able to travel to multiple international regions at local living conditions to visit students and to develop partner organization relationships (approximately 2-3 weeks/year).  Candidates must be available for essential responsibilities that occur in summer months (June-August) while students are in field internships, field-based courses are underway, and faculty visits occur.  Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to the core values of the Human Needs and Global Resources Program, including interdisciplinarity, collaboration, justice, and transformational development.  An ideal candidate will have at least two years of sustained, residential international experience with development in the Majority World.

Applications will be received until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should send a letter of inquiry describing teaching experience and faith commitment, along with c.v. to: Mrs. Barbara Watson, Office Manager, Human Needs and Global Resources Program, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187-5501.  Tel. (630) 752-5199.  Submit letter and c.v. via email: with “Faculty Inquiry” in the subject line.  Please do not send transcripts, letters of recommendation, or credential files unless requested.  Promising candidates will receive complete application instructions.  Review of completed applications will begin January 2, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

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Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. 

Keyword Phrases

  • Global Resources
  • justice
  • Human Needs
  • International Development
  • Interdisciplinary
  • transformational development
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter