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Assistant or Associate Professor in International Human Rights

International Human Rights: Webster University-St. Louis is seeking to hire a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in the field of international human rights with the appointment commencing August 2010. Teaching responsibilities will lie with the undergraduate interdisciplinary human rights degree and in the academic department of her/his specific discipline within the College of Arts and Sciences. The successful candidate will assume a leadership role in managing and developing the existing human rights curriculum. She/he will also be expected to play a pivotal role in shaping the anticipated Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies Institute and to work collaboratively with our colleagues at Webster University’s international campuses in London, Leiden, Geneva, Vienna, Bangkok and Shanghai. Candidates for the position must have a terminal degree in an appropriate discipline. Practitioners as well as academics are invited to apply.

Additional information on the current international human rights program can be found at Review of applications will begin February 10 and will continue until position is filled. Initial application materials should include a curriculum vitae (with contact information for a least 3 references) and letter of application detailing (1) teaching experience and philosophy, (2) scholarly research interests, (3) international experience, and (4) expertise in international human rights. Applicants are encouraged to email materials in .pdf format to: Ms. April Tate with Human Rights Search in the subject line. Materials may also be mailed to Ms. April Tate, 208 H. Sam Priest Center, Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, 63119.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.