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August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Occidental College

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Department of Diplomacy & World Affairs
Associate Professor (Global Political Economy/Development Practice)

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460346
Date Posted: 08/06/2018
Date Inactive: 10/02/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Professor (Global Political Economy/Development Practice)
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
F -- International Economics
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
International Political Economy
Salary Range: competitive
Full Text of JOE Listing:

A search at the Associate Professor level in Global Political Economy/Development Practice. The expectation is that after a transitional period (commensurate with experience) this hire will serve as the Young Initiative Chair on the Global Political Economy, directing the use of its generously endowed fund.

We are looking for applicants who have powerfully demonstrated an ambitious research and practice agenda that can be translated into innovative Young Initiative programming (current Young programming includes both working with the Los Angeles mayor’s office to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into city-wide policies and initiatives in the field of Social Entrepreneurship). We are particularly interested in applicants whose research and practice agenda focuses on areas such as the Sustainable Development Goals; Human Rights-based Approaches to Economic Development; and/or Equity/Equality in Economic Development (with reference to race, class, identity, and/or gender). Priority will be given to applicants who have demonstrated a research and practice that leverages substantial fieldwork with international or regional organizations, transnational NGOs, and/or entities working in major urban cities or in a regional context. Please visit our website for more information -

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 10/01/2018
Application Instructions:
Candidates should send their application as an electronic file to Ms. Chamnan Lim at A complete application will include the following materials: (1) a cover letter that details the interest in teaching at Occidental and the goals of the Young Initiative on the Global Political Economy; (2) potential initiatives as part of the Young Initiative committee and as its eventual Chair; (3) a discussion of the applicant’s academic research, field practice, teaching experience, and program development; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a discussion of demonstrated commitment to, past evidence of, and future plans for creating equitable opportunities for learning and mentoring especially for underrepresented students; (5) a list and brief descriptions of courses the applicant could teach at Oxy; (6) scholarly work sample; (7) Curriculum Vitae; and (8) three confidential letters of recommendation, with at least one attesting to your teaching; letters must be sent by recommenders.

All materials are due no later than October 1, 2018; applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed. Interviews of semi-finalists will be held via videoconference.