Call for Applications - ASU

The Arizona State University, School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) invites applications for one Faculty Associate position, for a participant in Central European Universitiy’s Global Teaching Fellowship program for the Spring 2020 Semester: Monday January 13 - Saturday May 9, 2020

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019

The School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) is a multi-disciplinary school offering in-person and online undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Global Studies. The School has research groups in Conflict and Human Rights; Women and Politics; Nationalist and Ethno-Religious Dynamics; and Political Psychology, and is home to a vibrant group of graduate students.

The position will require teaching of two 3-credit courses or equivalent.

It is hoped that candidates will be able to offer. POS/SGS 494 Democratic Erosion, as part of the cross-university collaboration

Candidates should identify 2-3 courses from the list belowt, rank them for preference, and indicate briefly (100 words each) what attracts them to their proposed choices.

  • European Politics
  • Insurgency in a Global Context
  • Collective Action
  • Global Political Violence
  • Transnational Security Threats
  • Women's Rights and Religion on a Global Stage
  • Borders and Identities
  • State Failure
  • Nationalism
  • Terrorism
  • Energy Policy
  • Political Corruption
  • Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict
  • Political Mobilization
  • Middle Eastern Politics
  • Foreign Rule and Occupation
  • Women in Conflict
  • Religion, Politics, & the State
  • World War I and World War II: Eastern Front
  • America's Guerrilla Wars

Candidates may also propose a seminar course of their own design. They should provide a title, proposed level, 100-word description, and 3-4 key readings (or films).

The final course distribution will be determined by SPGS, in conversation with the successful candidate.

The call is open to CEU doctoral candidates beyond coursework and beyond the third year of studies, and doctoral graduates who have earned a PhD in relevant fields in 2018 or 2019

Applications shall include:

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • Teaching philosophy (up to 800 words). This should include up to 4 preferred or proposed courses, with supporting descriptions as described above.
  • Two Letters of Reference (email or scanned copy to be sent to

Applications to be sent to 

In the subject of the email please indicate that you are applying for ASU

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019

For information about the application process please contact Agnes Leyrer, CEU Global Teaching Fellowship Officer

For information about the School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) and Arizona State University, please contact Keith Brown, Professor of Politics and Global Studies, (please note underscore.