Dean, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
The University of Denver invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies.
Founded in 1864, the University of Denver is an independent, doctoral granting university with high research activity. The University has become increasingly known nationally and internationally for its creative, 21st-century approaches to problem-based scholarship, a holistic, student-centered approach to learning, and a dedication to the public good through local, national and international partnerships. It plays an integral role in the cultural, social, economic and educational life of the vibrant and fast-growing city and region it calls home. The University enrolls about 12,000 students from all regions of the United States and 83 foreign countries in its distinguished undergraduate liberal arts and sciences, graduate and professional programs.
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies is one of the world's leading schools for the study of international relations. The School’s innovative programs provide students the skills, knowledge and expertise needed to become global leaders in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Since its founding in 1964, the Josef Korbel School has challenged students to think independently and innovatively to create change.
The School offers a growing Bachelor of Arts degree program in International Studies; a Dual BA/MA program; 7 Master of Arts degree programs, as well as several dual or joint Master’s programs and a growing number of certificate programs; a Master of Public Policy degree; and a PhD degree program in International Studies.
The new Dean will be a person of academic and professional accomplishment, distinguished by a record of leadership, innovation, and success in the international arena. An earned doctorate or terminal degree in a social science discipline, international studies, or a related field is strongly preferred. Candidates should have a record of scholarship, teaching, and/or professional achievement that would qualify him or her to hold a faculty position at Korbel (e.g., in the tenure series or in the professor of the practice series).
The incoming Dean must have experience working with and a deep understanding of the complexities and nuances of the academic environment. At the same time, in keeping with Korbel’s emphasis on both theory and practice, the incoming Dean ideally would also have meaningful experience in international affairs in which both administrative and policy formation skills were critical.
For more information on the Korbel School: https://www.du.edu/korbel/.
To view the full position profile, please visit: DU Korbel Dean, Position Profile.
The start date is negotiable with the expectation that the Dean will begin by summer of 2019. Please send all nominations, inquiries, and expressions of interest, in confidence and electronically, to:
Susan VanGilder, Partner
Matthew Bunting, Managing Associate
Holly Jackson, Senior Associate
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.