Tuft University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, in coordination with the Center for Strategic Studies (CSS), invites applications for a one-year part-time visiting assistant professor.
We prefer a candidate whose teaching and research interests covers international security, strategy and/or US foreign and diplomatic policy. This is a position at the rank of visiting assistant professor (non-tenured), beginning in September 2020. It is a one-year appointment. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching two courses (one in Fall 2020 and one in Spring 2021), and will contribute to various activities at CSS.
The Fletcher School’s faculty is multi-disciplinary with a focus on preparing tomorrow’s leaders with a global perspective. The School undertakes research and prepares masters and doctoral students to use the latest political, business, economic, and legal thinking, among others, to generate pragmatic policies or make executive decisions that will successfully shape global events. In addition to a developed research program, the ideal candidate will have policy experience, as well as a background teaching in interdisciplinary programs.
The appointee will be affiliated with CSS and be expected to participate in the Center’s activities. Established in 2017, CSS is dedicated to producing policy-relevant research on strategy, international politics, and US foreign policy. CSS serves as a hub for students, faculty, scholars and practitioners to engage with one another in a supportive, collaborative, and collegial environment. Its mission is to educate future scholars and practitioners and generate cutting-edge scholarly analysis that broadens the U.S. foreign policy debate, exploring alternative strategies that: (1) secure America’s safety, sovereignty, prosperity, and territory; (2) respects the realities and complexities of international conflict, including human territoriality, legitimacy, and the ethnic, cultural, and religious differences of peoples; and (3) questions the necessity of military intervention given its potential perils and long-term unintended consequences, including but not limited to, the loss of life, civil liberties, and resources. CSS works closely with the Fletcher School’s Security Studies Program.
We are committed to increasing the diversity of our community. Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. As an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer, Tufts University actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. Tufts will not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Application materials include: a cover letter; 1-2 page research statement; 1-2 page teaching statement; sample syllabus, teaching evaluations (if available, if not then other evidence of teaching effectiveness), a list of three recommenders (who should submit their letters directly). These materials should be submitted to CSSFletcher@tufts.edu.
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