Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Seton Hall University (Latin American)

[APSA elisting(requires membership)] SETON HALL UNIVERSITY John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations The John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University invites applications for a full-time faculty position for an assistant or associate professor of Latin American Studies to commence in the 2006-2007 academic year. Specialists on Latin America that focus on social, economic, or political development are invited to apply. Applicants should have, or be close to completing, a Ph.D. in a social science field relevant to the study of development, with a specialization on Latin America. Ability to teach research methods will be a plus. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Founded in 1856, Seton Hall University is the oldest and one of the largest diocesan universities in the nation. Seton Hall is actively developing a required, undergraduate Core Curriculum reflecting the University’s mission and identity. The Core Curriculum, which will be interdisciplinary and proficiencies-based, is anticipated to be offered initially in Fall 2007. Seton Hall University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer located only 14 miles from New York City. The John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations prepares graduate and undergraduate students for careers in international affairs and operates in an exclusive alliance with the United Nations Association of the United States of America. Taught by a distinguished faculty of scholars and practitioners, the School’s 600 students are drawn from more than 50 countries. Applicants for the position should possess a terminal degree by the time of their appointment. Successful applicants will also demonstrate the potential to teach effectively in a professional school at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additionally, all applicants should have strong research backgrounds or demonstrate substantial potential for performing important academic research in their field of specialization that has relevance to practice and policy. All applicants must understand and be willing to support the Catholic mission of Seton Hall University. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, examples of scholarly work, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available). Applicants at the level of assistant professor should submit three letters of recommendation and a graduate transcript; applicants at the level of associate professor should provide contact information for three references in lieu of the letters of recommendation. Applications will be considered as soon as they arrive; to receive full consideration, all materials should be received by February 15, 2006. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Mail all application materials to: Reverend Paul A. Holmes, STD Vice President and Interim Dean The John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations Seton Hall University 400 South Orange Avenue South Orange, New Jersey 07079