Friday, August 12, 2005

San Francisco State University

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International Development

The Department of International Relations at San Francisco State University, seeks applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor, position in the study of International Development, starting Fall 2006. Regional specialization is open. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: political economy of environment, social aspects of development, social movements and global governance, and non-state actors in global politics. The successful candidate must possess a broad knowledge of international relations, strong methodological skills and demonstrable knowledge of rigorous quantitative or qualitative approaches. He or she should be committed to excellence in teaching and have a record of research publication. The successful candidate will teach upper-division undergraduate and MA level courses in development, environment, and global social movements. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Ph.D. degree required. Applicants should submit a letter of interest that describes their research and training, curriculum vitae, writing samples, and three letters of recommendation. San Francisco State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

San Francisco State University, a member of the California State University system, serves a diverse student body of 27,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and /or creative work. The department website is:

San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and applications from qualified women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Those interested should send: 1. A letter of application, 2. Curriculum vitae, 3. Academic transcripts, 4. A detailed statement of research and teaching interests and 5. Three letters of recommendation to: Chair, International Development Search Committee, c/o Department of International Relations, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132. (Email:, Subject: International Development) Priority will be given to applications received by October 15, 2005.

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