Professor of the Practice of Global Development

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
07 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9704/J0616

Job Description

The Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University invites applications for appointment as Professor of the Practice of Global Development, non-tenure track, with a specialization in non-governmental organizations and/or innovation for human progress. The successful candidate will be a distinguished practitioner who has worked at high levels in a major international organization or non-governmental organization. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work has focused on technology for development, NGO management, environment, human rights, international law, or multilateral negotiation. The position would look for regional expertise in any part of the world but with a special preference for Africa. The professor of the practice will teach courses in his/her areas of expertise, and will also advise and mentor students pursuing professional careers in international relations. Prior teaching experience and a record of publication and research will be considered a plus.

Required Skills


Please submit 1) a letter of application describing your professional experience, and 2) curriculum vitae electronically at  Questions about the position or school may be directed to Dean Adil Najam at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning November 15, 2016, but applications will be accepted until the job is filled. The expected starting date for employment is July 1, 2017. The Pardee School of Global Studies offers B.A. and M.A. degrees and is committed to multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research and teaching.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular