Coca-Cola Foundation Post-Doc in International Development, Georgia Tech, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Atlanta (Etats-Unis) — LIMITE : 15/04/2014

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech invites applications for a post-doc position to begin Fall 2014 as part of an exciting new interdisciplinary global development minor. The term of appointment will be two years, and there is a possibility that a permanent hire would then be made. The salary is highly competitive ($50K plus $5K in research funds).

In addition to research expectations, the responsibilities include teaching one course per semester and helping to administer and recruit students to the new minor. One or both of the courses will be the undergraduate foundational course in global development, and a successful candidate will be fluent in the theory and practice of global development from political science, sociology, and economics.

The ideal candidate would have research interests in the politics and governance of natural resources, including but not limited to water, energy, food, reefs, and lands and field experience in development in the global south. Applicants should show promise or evidence of outstanding scholarly achievement. The Sam Nunn School is multidisciplinary and has growing undergraduate, graduate, and overseas programs, including joint undergraduate degrees with Modern Languages and Economics. The Schoolâ?Ts programs focus on understanding the global context of advances in science and technology.

The Sam Nunn School has 21 faculty members; more than 300 undergraduate majors, 50 Master’s and 10 Ph.D. degree students. Georgia Tech enrolls over 21,000 students and is consistently ranked as one of the top seven public universities in the country. Georgia Tech is located in midtown Atlanta. Georgia Tech was recently voted one of the best places to work, and Atlanta is consistently ranked among the top ten places to live for young professionals. A unit of the University System of Georgia, Georgia Tech is an AA/EO employer.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by April 15, 2014 and should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and examples of scholarly work. Applicants should also send a graduate transcript and three current letters of recommendation. Materials should be sent to: Chair of International Development Search Committee, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, 781 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318 or by email to kirk.bowman@inta.gatech.edu.


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