Assistant or Associate Professor of International Development

Full Time.  Fall 2018.   Tenure-track position.

The Global Studies Department at Houghton College invites applications for an assistant or associate professor of International Development starting in August 2018.  This is a tenure track position. Academic rank will be determined by previous experience.  

Responsibilities:  Dedicated to equipping all students for global engagement, Houghton College provides students with opportunities to connect with other cultures. We are seeking a full-time professor to teach a range of courses from the introductory course in the International Development and Intercultural Studies majors to advanced courses in the area of Development, including Social Science Research Methods. Expertise in parallel areas such as political science or international relations is highly desired. The successful candidate will also assist with academic advising of students in the International Development major. The candidate has the option to be considered as the Director of Houghton’s Center for Faith, Justice and Global Engagement .

Qualifications:  Minimum requirements include: a Ph.D. (or professional degree plus experience) in an appropriate field of study with practical experience in the area of International Development highly desired. Other important qualities for this position include a commitment to excellence and creativity in undergraduate teaching, strong interpersonal and leadership skills, a mature Christian faith and an interest in integration of faith and learning.

To Apply:  Visit and follow the PROCEDURE FOR APPLICANTS.  Please include along with your “statement of teaching philosophy, a 1-2 page overview of your understanding of International Development; and official transcripts. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.  Houghton College is a Christian liberal arts and sciences institution that is nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report. 

For questions related specifically to this position, please contact Professor Marcus Dean, Chair Global Studies Department:

Houghton College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.