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Tenure-track position of Assistant Professor
Gender and Development/Feminist Political Economy
Northeastern University, Boston, USA
Applications will begin November 1, 2012, and continue until the position is filled

The International Affairs Program at Northeastern University invites applications for a tenure-track professorship, at either the assistant or associate level, effective July 1, 2013, in the field of gender and development or feminist political economy. Applicants with a Ph.D.in disciplines including Economics, Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Geography, History and Feminist Studies are invited to apply. Knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative research methods, along with developing country/Global South expertise, is required. Experience in teaching, research and professional service should be commensurate with that expected in a research-oriented University in which there is a strong commitment to instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be appointed jointly, with a tenure home in one of the disciplinary departments in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities.





Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is an urban research university in the center of Boston, Massachusetts. It is a dynamic and exciting place to work, with an appreciation for innovative interdisciplinary research as well as excellence in teaching, and its standing among peer universities has increased rapidly in recent years. It is a highly selective university and receives the largest number of undergraduate applications of any private university in the United States. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities.





The International Affairs Program has over 700 undergraduate majors, five faculty members (currently tenured in Political Science and Sociology) and two academic specialists, along with affiliated faculty from across departments. A rigorous curriculum and an emphasis on international experiences, foreign languages, and global awareness are hallmarks of the Program. The successful candidate will also teach in the planned MA degree program in International Affairs, which will have a gender and development track.





Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.





The review of applications will begin November 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following materials for the on-line application process: letter of application, CV, and names, positions and contact information for three references. To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/ and click on Faculty Positions; if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click "Apply to this job". Do not send materials by e-mail or fax. Questions can be addressed to Professor Denis Sullivan, d.sullivan@neu.edu





 
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