Monday, August 08, 2005

University of Massachusetts Amherst

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Department of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in international relations at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence in the fall 2006 term. PhD completed at the time of appointment is required. Competitive individuals will have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, with a focus on international and national security issues preferred. Interest in foreign policy processes and issues would be a plus. Their research should have a strong theoretical and empirical grounding and complement the department’s strengths in nationalism and the politics of identity, international institutions, multilevel governance, and the causes and implications of globalization. The successful candidate will be expected to take turns teaching the large introduction to world politics course and the graduate proseminar in international relations. Other course assignments will reflect the successful candidate’s areas of interest and expertise. To be assured of consideration, letters of application, including a curriculum vitae, graduate academic transcripts, sample course syllabi, writing sample, and at least three letters of reference, should be submitted to International Relations Search Committee, Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Thompson Hall, 200 Hicks Way, Amherst MA 01003 by October 15, 2005. Application materials received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Questions can be addressed to the search committee chair, Professor M.J. Peterson, by e-mail to or by phone to 413-545-6171 The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and Members of Minority Groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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