Rice Family Professor of the Practice of International and Public Affairs - Josef Korbel School of International Studies

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty

The University of Denver is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region, with approximately 14,000 students in its undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Josef Korbel School of International Studies is a top-ranked international affairs program with a range of both graduate and undergraduate degrees and a dynamic research profile that prepares students for careers in the public, private, academic and nonprofit sectors. Its programs provide students with the knowledge, skills, and networks to design policies, implement programs, and realize outcomes that enhance human capabilities at different levels of governance around the world.

Position Summary

The University of Denver is pleased to announce a search for the Rice Family Professor of the Practice of International and Public Affairs at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. The position offers an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced policy practitioner to contribute to the Korbel Schools academic programs and to enhance its impact and visibility locally, nationally, and internationally.

We seek candidates with a distinguished record of service in the public, private or non-profit sectors; demonstrable expertise in international affairs or public policy; and a strong interest in teaching and mentoring students. Priority areas of desirable experience include, but are not limited to, economic policy and policy-making, environmental sustainability, security (broadly construed), human rights and social justice, democratic governance, and interconnections among all of these. We would want the candidate to use their experiences, knowledge, and connections to teach and mentor students and help link Korbel faculty and students with relevant policy communities.

The position will begin on September 1, 2022. The appointment will be for a 1-3-year term.

The Korbel School is strongly committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to integrate content and issues relating to, and to work effectively with, ethnically/racially and otherwise diverse populations.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree.
  • 10 or more years of experience as a policy practitioner in the United States or internationally, in governments at any level, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, or the private sector.
  • Willingness to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide mentoring for students related to the candidates policy expertise.
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through their teaching and service.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree or higher.
  • More than 15 years of experience as a senior policy practitioner in the United States or internationally, in governments at any level, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, or the private sector.
  • Successful teaching experience.
  • Track record of publication and other communication for public audiences.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) April 20th, 2022.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu 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 $100,000-$150,000.

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 outlining potential contributions to the Korbel School
3. Titles of 2-3 proposed courses 
4. Writing Sample (e.g., policy memo, research paper)
5. One-page statement of how you can contribute to DU's Inclusive Excellence and values and practices regarding diversity, equity and inclusivity. 
6. Letters of Recommendation will be requested from your referees via a link sent by our system 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.

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