Global Village Call for Faculty Applications

The Center for Global Programs & Studies announces a call for applications to teach the Global Village Living & Learning Community course

Fall 2020 or Spring 2021

Accepting applications on a rolling basis.

Overview:
The Center for Global Programs & Studies is seeking an interested faculty member to teach the companion course to the Global Village Living & Learning Community cohort of 24 students during Fall Semester 2020 or Spring 2021. The selected faculty member will develop a curriculum aligned with the INS 130 (1.5 hr) course description, the Global Village student learning outcomes, and the goals of the Living & Learning Community. INS 130 (1.5 hr) will not be a part of the faculty member’s course load; instead, compensation will be in the form of a $3,500 stipend, subject to university policy. Enrollment in this course is limited to residents of the Global Village Living & Learning Community (LLC).

Course Description:
INS 130 Global Village Living and Learning Community (1.5 hr) This course is designed to create discussion on issues of global citizenship for the Global Village Living and Learning Community. Students are exposed to a variety of ways to view global citizenship through a series of global competencies. This class is designed to be taken twice, once in the Fall semester and once in the Spring semester.

Living & Learning Community Description:
The Global Village is a residential engagement community focused on global thematic programming that provides opportunities for community interaction in residence halls aligned with academic coursework and co-curricular activities. This initiative was developed to address intercultural inquiry, community interaction, and global responsibility.

The Student Learning Outcomes of this program are to:
● Interpret global events, values, and practices from multiple cultural perspectives
● Collaborate across diverse cultures and settings to address complex global challenges
● Formulate solutions to global challenges through informed decision-making and reflection

Application Instructions:
This opportunity is open to all permanent full-time faculty in the College, Graduate, and Professional Schools of Wake Forest University. Tenured or non-tenure track faculty are eligible to apply. Faculty applicants will be reviewed by a committee including the Coordinator of International Studies, a representative from the Dean’s Office, the Associate Provost for Global Affairs, and a previous instructor of INS 130.

Interested faculty may apply by submitting:

1. Statement of interest addressing the following:

  • What prompted you to apply?
  • Do you have any prior experience with a residential engagement community or living & learning community? If yes, please describe.
  • What topics would you propose to include in the Global Village companion course?
  • For which semester are you applying? Fall 2020, Spring 2021, either.

2. Letter of endorsement from your department chair – Request a letter (or email) from your chair supporting a potential addition to your course load (1.5 hrs).

3. Curriculum Vitae

Submit all questions and application materials to:

Kara T. Rothberg
Program Coordinator for Global Campus Programs
Center for Global Programs & Studies
017 Reynolda Hall
336.758.3003
rothbekt@nullwfu.edu