DePauw University — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Comparative Global Studies & Political Economy in Education

The Education Studies Department at DePauw University invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in Comparative Global Studies & Political Economy to begin in August 2020. Open to all areas of Comparative Global Studies & Political Economy in Education. A completed Ph.D. in Foundations of Education, Comparative Education, Global Education Studies, or a related field is preferred, although ABD will be considered at the rank of Instructor. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The candidate should be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in two or more of the following areas: Globalization and Education, Political Economy of Schools, Comparative Educational Frameworks, Challenging Theories of Development in Education, and Global Perspectives of Education. Knowledge of decolonialism, anti-imperialism, critical race theories, and/or critical theory preferred. Teaching will include rotating introductory core courses research methods, senior seminar, and courses in the area of specialty. There are opportunities to teach study abroad courses. A commitment to inclusive undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting and the ability to engage students in research are essential.

Education Studies at DePauw is a unique interdisciplinary space that understands education as not only located in schools, but woven throughout the everyday practices and spaces of all communities. The curriculum includes introductory core classes (Foundations of Education, Developmental Theories, and Deconstructing Difference), electives, and a capstone sequence of Research Methods and Senior Seminar.

DePauw is a nationally-recognized, leading liberal arts university dedicated to educating 2,100 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. DePauw is located in Greencastle, Indiana, a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis. DePauw has exceptional faculty development programs, including a pre-tenure leave and funding for professional and curriculum development.

Candidates should submit via Interfolio ( a cover letter summarizing qualifications, teaching philosophy, and research interests; CV; evidence of effective teaching (such as sample syllabi or course evaluations); three reference names; and graduate transcripts. Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Please contact Rebecca Alexander, Education Studies Interim Department Chair, at with any questions.

DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women and members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.