Thursday, October 13, 2005

Niagara University

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] Niagara University invites applications for an interdisciplinary full time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2006. The scholar will contribute to the International Studies program, the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, and the Women’s Studies program. The successful candidate must have a strong grounding in comparative theory, preferably with a concentration in developing regions of the world, with special emphasis on women`s issues involving democratization, globalization, and/or human rights. The candidate must be proficient enough in French to teach undergraduate language courses in literature and culture, relating to his or her area of specialization, as well as courses in English. In addition to specialized courses, the candidate must be prepared to teach courses in International Studies and Women`s Studies. Niagara University has a strong emphasis on undergraduate education, thus we are seeking candidates who have a sincere commitment to excellence in teaching. Niagara is a private Catholic institution sponsored by the Vincentian Community located near the scenic Niagara Falls. It is a predominantly undergraduate liberal arts university, with graduate programs in Business, Education, and Criminal Justice. Niagara University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring will depend on final funding approval. Interested candidates should send a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position as described, vita, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, teaching philosophy, research plan, writing sample, and teaching evaluations to Dr. David Reilly, Director, International Studies Program, 15 Timon Hall, Niagara University NY 14109. Email: The review of applications will begin December 1st and continue until the position is filled.

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