Director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies

The University of Notre Dame seeks a distinguished scholar and visionary leader to fill the position of

The Institute promotes research excellence on critical global challenges, in particular those of democratization and human development. It has earned an international reputation for studies in Latin America and has been successful in building an additional research strength related to Africa. The Institute's programming addresses the intellectual development and global awareness of Notre Dame undergraduate and graduate students through the building of a community of scholars around its core themes.

The Director should have a record of scholarly excellence in one or more areas related to the Institute's agenda. Candidates need to be able to encourage collaboration among faculty from many fields and to build support for diverse teaching and research programs. As the public representative of the Institute, the Director should be conversant with the University's Catholic tradition.

The University of Notre Dame, a leading Catholic university and ranked one of the top 20 institutions of higher learning in the United States, looks to the Kellogg Institute to foster a lively awareness of global issues on campus while sharing the University's teaching and research excellence with the world. The Institute is a key component of the University's internationalization plan, and the Director will play an important role in helping to guide and implement that plan.

The Institute is a University-wide, cross-disciplinary academic unit. The Director reports directly to the Associate Provost and Vice President for Internationalization and must build accountable, creative, and energetic relationships with a spectrum of stakeholders. These include Faculty Fellows in a wide variety of academic departments, Visiting Fellows from the US and abroad, graduate and undergraduate students, Institute staff members, administrators of various University colleges and institutes, donors, partner institutions, alumni, an advisory board, the policy community, and other audiences whose backgrounds and interests cover many countries and subject areas.

Candidates must have a record of scholarly achievement that warrants appointment as a tenured full professor in an academic department at Notre Dame. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants should send a CV, letter of interest, and the names of three referees to:
Kellogg Institute Director Search Committee
Notre Dame International
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The University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

The University of Notre Dame is an affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students. Persons of color, women, members of under- represented groups, and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are encouraged to apply. Information about Notre Dame, including our mission statement, is available at The University of Notre Dame, an international Catholic research university, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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