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Assistant Professor, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
Requisition Number FE02066
Working Title
Department Name 8W200:Patterson School Of Diplomacy
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

PhD in Political Science, History, Law, or related area at time of appointment

Required Related Experience

None

Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A

Job Summary

The Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track appointment starting in August 2020 at the Assistant Professor rank. The ideal candidate will combine a focus on international commerce with an area of functional or regional expertise, preferably in Asia. Applicants from the disciplines of political science, history, and law are particularly welcome. Professional experience working with an IO, NGO or government, would be a plus, as would be extended study, research or teaching overseas. Candidates must already possess an earned doctorate/terminal degree.

The Patterson School is a selective 18-month professional masters degree program in international affairs. Each years incoming student cohort is generally limited to thirty-five, all full-time and residential. Our faculty is an interdisciplinary mix of traditional academics and former foreign affairs professionals. Coursework and seminars are supplemented with a rich offering of experiential co-curricular activities. Academic concentrations are offered in: diplomacy; international security and intelligence; international commerce; and international organizations and development.

In addition to standard faculty scholarly research, service and outreach responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to teach and to help organize and support co-curricular activities.

Additional information about the Patterson School can be found at http://www.uky.edu/pattersonschool

To apply, please submit CV and cover letter along with application. Please also include the contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters from your contacts within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 31st, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2019-08-13 Expires: 2019-12-14

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