Assistant or Associate Professor in Human Rights, University of Kentucky (États-Unis) — LIMITE : 28/02/2015

The Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track/tenured appointment starting in August 2015 at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

The ideal candidate will combine a focus on international organizations/ multilateral affairs with an interest in human rights and/or international science and technology issues.  Candidates must possess an earned doctorate at time of appointment.  Professional experience working with an IO, NGO or government, would be a plus, as would be extended study, research or teaching overseas.  Expertise in a particular world region is also welcome.

The Patterson School is a selective 18-month professional masters degree program in international affairs.  Each year’s 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 three graduate courses a year and a one credit professional module, and to help organize and support co-curricular activities.

For full consideration, applicants should submit the following materials electronically by February 28, 2015 to
• a letter of interest that details their experience, strengths, accomplishments, and appropriateness for the position;
• a curriculum vitae/resume; and
• any evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, teaching evaluations).

For additional information about the Patterson School, please visit:

The University of Kentucky and the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce are committed to increasing
diversity in our community of faculty and students. Women and traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to consider this position.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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