Skip to main content

This job has expired

Assistant Professor, Global Orders and Governance - Josef Korbel School of International Studies

University of Denver
Denver, CO
Closing date
Feb 12, 2023

View more

Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver seeks to hire an assistant professor, tenure track, in the fields of global governance or international relations, with a preference for those studying challenges related to the global order in the 21st century and the prospects for new orders. Possible research interests include such core issues of international relations and the global order as the efficacy of international institutions, limits on the use of force for territorial gain, respect for human rights, authoritarianism and the international order, rising powers, and existential rivalries in the international arena. The position will commence in September 2023. The successful candidate for this position will function effectively as a scholar and teacher in an interdisciplinary school and will complement the expertise of the existing faculty who specialize in global governance (through the lens of human and international security, global development, and/or international political economy). The successful candidate for this position will be prepared to teach graduate and undergraduate students in several Korbel degree programs. Through research and outreach this faculty member will contribute to the School's commitment to engaged scholarship.

The Korbel School is a leader in international affairs education and scholarship, serving a large undergraduate major, several MA programs, an MPP program, and a PhD program. We are deeply committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment and particularly seek candidates with research, teaching, service, or life experiences that can contribute to realizing that commitment. Candidates must demonstrate ability to work effectively with ethnically/racially diverse populations. The ideal candidate demonstrates experience and versatility in inclusive pedagogy. We also encourage applications from candidates with non-traditional career paths and from international applicants.

Position Summary

Completed applications received by September 16, 2022, will be guaranteed full consideration. A complete application includes a cover letter, a CV, up to two writing samples, at least one course syllabus, names and information of 3 references that can provide letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation will be requested via a direct online link to your references upon application submission. , and (three separate) statements on research, teaching, and how, as a faculty member, the applicant would contribute to values and practices embracing diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation that referees should submit directly through the University of Denver job application portal. These materials are to be submitted through the University of Denver's online application system at Pioneer Jobs. Questions can be directed to

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Required Qualifications
  • A PhD or its equivalent in political science, international political economy, public policy, or a related social science field.
  • The ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses relevant to challenges to the global order that will cut across several of the degrees and specializations offered by the Korbel School.
  • A research agenda and evidence of research productivity or potential on topics germane to challenges to the global order.
Preferred Qualifications
  • A research agenda and projects that will engage with various policy communities, possibly linked to the Korbel School's activities focused on ethically engaged research.
  • Experience in obtaining or applying for sponsored research funding.
  • Experience collaborating with scholars in other disciplines.
Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) September 16, 2022.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is UC.

Salary Range:
The salary range for this position is $85,000 - $95,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate's sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter
3. 2 Writing Samples
4. Course Syllabus
5. Research Statement
6. Teaching Statement
7. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement
8. Names and information of 3 references that can provide letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation will be requested via a direct online link to your references upon application submission.

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non-discrimination-statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

Advertised: August 19, 2022
Applications close:

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert