Multiple faculty and administrative positions, School for International Training and/or World Learning, Inc., Brattleboro, VT, USA. Deadlines: Various.
The School for International Training (SIT) and their parent organization, World Learning, Inc., both based in Brattleboro, VT, USA, are advertising for multiple positions, some academic and others administrative, around the world. SIT Study Abroad Academic Directors manage SIT’s undergraduate study abroad programs located in 42 countries worldwide. The program themes vary from development and social change to arts, environmental studies, post-conflict transformation, health, and human rights. All SIT Study Abroad programs emphasize field study while examining critical global issues in keeping with the broader organizational missions of peace and social justice. SIT’s educational model focuses on cultural immersion as its primary heuristic component and uses theories of experiential education to inform its curricula and augment student learning. The academic centerpiece of most SIT Study Abroad semester programs is the independent study project. This component weaves together theory and practice and synthesizes the other program coursework. Specific positions available at this writing include: Academic Director – Chile; Academic Director – Senegal; Academic Director – Tunisia; several program coordinators in Iraq; program officers in Washington, DC; and traveling faculty positions in food, human rights, health, climate, and cities).