Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Michigan State University

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] JAMES MADISON COLLEGE, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY TENURE TRACK POSITION: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, US FOREIGN POLICY, AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY James Madison College of Michigan State University seeks a tenure stream faculty member at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2006, with a focus on international security studies (e.g., conflict and war, conflict resolution, terrorism), with the ability to teach our sophomore introductory survey course in international relations and courses in U.S. foreign policy and the policy-making process. James Madison College provides a liberal education in public affairs, combining the ethos of a small liberal arts college with the advantages of a large, diverse research university. The faculty’s primary mission is excellence in undergraduate teaching and the College is noted for its rigorous academic standards and attention to the analytical, writing and speaking skills of its students. The College is home to three multi-disciplinary majors: International Relations, Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy, and Social Relations, as well as specializations in Muslim Studies; Western European Studies; Political Economy; and Science, Technology, the Environment and Public Policy. The College has a close working relationship with several University-wide foreign area studies centers, including the African Studies Center, the Asian Studies Center, the Center for European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the Center for the Advanced Study of International Development. Applicants should supply a statement, addressing how their research and teaching interests would contribute to International Relations, international security studies and U.S. Foreign Policy and to a college curriculum focused on public affairs. Supporting materials should include a vita, transcript, three confidential letters of recommendation that speak to teaching expertise and scholarly promise, and a sample of scholarship (e.g., dissertation chapter, article, conference paper). Minority and women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. All materials should be sent to International Relations Search, James Madison College, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48825-1210. The deadline for receipt of applications is October 15, 2005. For more information on the College, visit our website at MSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

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