Senior Faculty / Director of International Relations


: $149,210.00 - $203,780.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Post Secondary

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University seeks to hire a senior faculty member to provide academic and programmatic leadership of its professional Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR) program. We are seeking to hire either a candidate with sufficient academic qualifications to be hired at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure, or a candidate with substantial leadership experience in a professional field involving extensive international affairs work, who could be appointed as a professor of practice. The person hired will be a faculty member in the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs at the Maxwell School beginning in August, 2020.The position is open to candidates from a wide-range of social science disciplines and candidates with appropriate academic qualifications can be considered for a courtesy or joint appointment with one of the other social science departments in the Maxwell School. We encourage applications from candidates with expertise in any one of a broad range of areas covered in the MAIR program. These areas include, but are not limited to adaption to climate change, conflict studies, diplomacy, environmental sustainability, global governance, humanitarian assistance, human rights, international development, international finance, international political economy, international security, international trade, management and leadership of international organizations, NGO management and leadership, peace studies, and regional studies focused on Africa, East Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, or South Asia. Successful candidates may affiliate with one of Maxwells interdisciplinary centers.QualificationsCompetitive candidates will have familiarity with professional trends, opportunities and career paths in the field of professional international affairs work. Familiarity with programs and trends in professional international affairs education and a demonstrated commitment to training the next generation of leaders in international affairs is required. Strong candidates will have either distinguished academic achievements including a record of high quality research and teaching, or a distinguished professional career involving leadership positions with substantial responsibilities. Regardless of whether a candidates primary qualifications are academic or professional, he or she should have a record of engagement with international affairs scholars, policy makers, and practitioners. A Ph.D. is preferred, but not required for candidates whose qualifications are primarily professional and who would be hired as a professor of practice. Members of groups that are underrepresented in higher education leadership positions are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with experience and professional accomplishments.ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will bring innovation and leadership to the tasks of setting goals and priorities for the MAIR program, identifying resource needs, and developing and overseeing the implementation of new programming and recruiting strategies. The candidate will have the support of, and work closely with the Dean of the Maxwell School, the Chair of Public Administration and International Affairs, and faculty and professional staff. The person hired will also be expected to teach courses in the MAIR program and maintain either an active research agenda or other forms of engagement in the professional international affairs community.Application InstructionsFor consideration, candidates must complete an online faculty application and attach online the following: a letter of interest, which emphasizes what qualities and ideas you would bring to leadership of the MAIR program at the Maxwell School, a CV, and contact information including a full email address of three references. Evidence of quality teaching can be submitted and will be considered but is not required.Applications will be reviewed as they arrive with full consideration given to those received by November 1. However, we will continue to consider applications until the position is filled.EEOCSyracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.Commitment to Supporting and Hiring VeteransSyracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The Universitys contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus CommunitySyracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.
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