Monday, June 06, 2005

Villanova University

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Department of Political Science invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Middle East politics at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor beginning Fall Semester 2006. Ph.D. in Political Science must be completed by June 30, 2006. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses on Middle East Politics and International Relations, an occasional introductory international relations course and graduate (MA level) courses. We offer a 3-2 teaching load for the first three years. After a successful Third Year Review, a one-semester sabbatical is available in the fourth year and the 3-2 teaching load may be continued for another three years contingent on the publication record. This position is affiliated with the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies, which offers an interdisciplinary concentration to undergraduates. Preference will be given to applicants who provide evidence of teaching effectiveness and show promise of a strong record of publication. Language competence in Arabic is preferred. Please send a detailed letter of application indicating your interest and suitability, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, official graduate and undergraduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, two writing samples, two syllabi (if available), and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Dr. Craig M. Wheeland, Chair, Political Science Department, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova PA 19085-1699. All material must be received by October 1, 2005. Villanova is a Roman Catholic University sponsored by the Augustinian Order. An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Villanova seeks a diverse faculty committed to scholarship, service, and especially teaching, who understand, respect, and can contribute to the University?s mission and values. For more information, visit

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