International or Cross-Cultural Studies Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor with a specialization in international or cross-cultural studies.

We seek a scholar and teacher working on international issues in a disciplinary specialization such as anthropology, economics, history, international relations, or sociology. 

Qualifications include a Ph.D. with an international focus; the potential and desire to develop, from her/his disciplinary training, an active scholarly agenda on questions of leadership; and the ability to do interdisciplinary research and teach in a liberal arts environment. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to required courses in the Leadership Studies major and elective courses such as Leadership in International Contexts.

The University of Richmond is a nationally ranked liberal arts university offering a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, leadership studies, law and continuing studies. The first school of leadership studies and a business school ranked 12th in the nation enhance a strong liberal arts curriculum.

Inaugurated in 1992, the Jepson School of Leadership Studies is an independent academic unit of the University and offers students the opportunity to major or minor in Leadership Studies. With the aim of educating students for and about leadership, the Jepson School offers a challenging liberal arts curriculum delivered by means of a rigorous and innovative pedagogy. Additional information about the Jepson School and the University can be found on our website:

In their cover letter, candidates should discuss how their scholarly and teaching interests connect to leadership studies. Candidates should submit materials electronically, to

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2009 and continue until the position is filled. 

The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body and to supporting an inclusive campus community. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community strongly encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to these goals. The University of Richmond has a generous family leave policy, offers employment benefits to same sex domestic partners, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, status as a veteran or any classification protected by local, state or federal law.