Wednesday, August 17, 2005

U.S. Army War College

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The U.S. Army War College (USAWC) Stra-tegic Studies Institute (SSI) seeks applicants for appointment as a research professor in the field of Islamic and either Middle Eastern or Southeast Asian studies. The appointment will be made at either the full or associate professor level, for an initial period of three to five years and is renewable at the discretion of the U.S. government. The vast majority of USAWC positions are renewed. This research position requires no teaching and only limited adminis-trative duties. The successful candidate for this position is required to have a strong background in the fields of political Islam and either Middle Eastern or Southeast Asian politics, history, and culture. The successful candidate must also have a strong record of research and pub-lication, a good understanding of U.S. national security policy and strategy, and the potential for drawing important policy and strategy im-plications from his or her work. Additionally, in order to be hired for this position the suc-cessful candidate must be eligible for a U.S. government security clearance. Strongly pre-ferred criteria for this position include a doc-toral degree in a relevant field, extensive re-search travel to the Middle East or Southeast Asia (resulting in scholarly publications), and knowledge of the appropriate regional lan-guage. To apply, mail a letter of interest, a c.v. or resume, a list of references, up to two sample publications, a summary preferred research agenda, and a one paragraph proposal for an SSI study. No other materials will be considered. Send documents to: Islamic/Regional Studies Search Committee ATTN: Dr. W. Andrew Terrill Strategic Studies Institute U.S. Army War College Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5244 fax 717 245-3820 The deadline for this position is December 9, 2005. Material received after that date cannot be considered. E-mail applications will not be con-sidered.

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