Dear Colleagues,

Please see the job announcement below for a position in the International
Relations department at Bucknell. The are looking for a heterodox

Geoff Schneider
Assistant Professor International Political Economy/Development

Apply now
no:* 496127
*Position type:* full-time
*Location:* Lewisburg, PA
*Categories:* International Relations

Bucknell University’s Department of International Relations is seeking to
fill a tenure-track position in International Political Economy/Development
beginning in August 2019.  By the time of appointment, applicants are
expected to hold a PhD in Anthropology, Heterodox Economics, International
Relations, Sociology, or other relevant interdisciplinary degrees.

We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor level, but candidates of all
ranks are welcome to apply.

The successful candidate will teach five courses per academic year.  We are
seeking a candidate whose teaching and research interests are International
Political Economy/Development. The selected candidate will be able to teach
courses on globalization and Political Economy of Global Resources. He/she
should have regional expertise in Latin America and/or the Caribbean.

Applications must be made online at:
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applications require a cover letter, CV, statements on the candidate’s
teaching philosophy as well as his/her scholarly agenda, sample syllabi,
and three letters of reference.  Questions regarding the position should be
addressed to Dr. Zhiqun Zhu ([log in to unmask]).  Full consideration
will be given to applications received by October 1, 2018.

The Department of International Relations offers a multi-disciplinary major
where students take courses from the International Relations faculty who
have backgrounds in different disciplines, as well as courses offered in
other departments.

*About Bucknell*

Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in
historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused
institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal
arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more
than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities,
management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global
study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell’s 3,600
undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty
ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors.

Bucknell’s beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is
home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant
with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic
teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community
and global service work.

Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity,
equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a
climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus
community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to
race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status,
veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its
educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from
historically underrepresented groups to apply.

*The Community*

Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of
restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus
Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the
Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents
live in the region.

The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn
State University’s main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg,
Pennsylvania’s state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York
City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and
suburbs. Bucknell’s surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities
and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna
River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School
District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels.
Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high
schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.

Geoff Schneider
Professor of Economics, Bucknell University
Office: 128 Academic West
Address: 1 Dent Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837
Email: [log in to unmask]
Office Phone: 570-577-1666