Call for LS Visiting Professorships in the Social Sciences, 2013–2014

December 15, 2012


The School of Social Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University, is pleased to announce the Loyola Schools Visiting Professorships in the Social Sciences for 2013–2014 for the fields of:

    Environmental History

    Comparative Regional Integration

The Visiting Professorship is open to Professors and Associate Professors who have distinguished themselves in research and have a strong record of teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Visiting Professor of Environmental History is expected to be a specialist on East Asia but competent to teach global environmental history. He or she will be affiliated with the Department of History and either the Chinese Studies Program or the Japanese Studies Program of the School of Social Sciences.

The Visiting Professor of Comparative Regional Integration will have an expertise on Europe and the institutional and sociocultural aspects of integration, including modes of governance, external relations, and the peaceful settlement of regional security issues. He or she will be affiliated with the European Studies Program as well as the Department of Political Science of the School of Social Sciences.

A Loyola Schools Visiting Professor will be on research leave from his or her home university and will be appointed at the Ateneo de Manila University for one academic semester (five months). A shorter or longer stay can be arranged. A stipend will be provided.

The Visiting Professor will be given the opportunity to teach a course at the undergraduate and/or graduate level and mentor younger faculty of the Ateneo de Manila University in the visitor's areas of expertise in research and teaching. The visitor will participate in the academic and intellectual life of the Ateneo de Manila University and contribute to it by delivering one formal lecture that will be advertised to the university community and open to the public.

The academic terms for 2013–2014 are:

First Semester: 10 June 2013 to 12 October 2013 Second Semester: 4 November 2013 to 22 March 2914

Applications should include

(a) a statement of interest,

(b) a detailed Curriculum Vitae,

(c) a description of teaching experience,

(d) a description of the proposed course or courses to be offered by the visitor,

(e) a summary of any research project to be pursued as a Visiting Professor, and

(f) the proposed term for residence at the Ateneo de Manila University.

Inquiries and applications should be sent electronically, with the necessary attachments, to Ms. Amy de Pano, Assistant to the Dean of the School of Social Sciences, at on or before 15 February 2013.