Monday, September 12, 2005

Colorado State University

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] International Relations/US Foreign Policy—Assistant Professor The Department of Political Science at Colorado State University invites applications for a position in Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations/US Foreign Policy at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2006. Applications from candidates with a specialization in security issues (broadly defined to include environmental security) preferred. Teaching assignments will include the introductory course in International Relations, upper division courses in US foreign policy, and at least one graduate course. Applicants with Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment are preferred. ABDs will be considered. Teaching experience is preferred. Salary is competitive. The Department offers programs of study leading to the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees; the doctoral program emphasizes the study of environmental politics and policy. Colorado State University is a land-grant Doctoral Extensive institution. It has a student enrollment of approximately 22,000 and a faculty numbering 1,600. The College of Liberal Arts, where the Department of Political Science is located, is the largest college in the university. The city of Fort Collins is located at the northern end of Colorado’s Front Range, with the Rocky Mountains to the immediate west and the high plains to the east. Denver is about 65 miles to the south; Boulder is approximately 60 miles to the southwest. The climate is semiarid with an annual rainfall of about 15 inches. Fort Collins has a population of approximately 120,000. The city has received national attention and several awards in recent years for the high quality of its physical and cultural environment. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding affirmative action requirements in all programs. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. In order to assist Colorado State University in meeting its affirmative action responsibilities, ethnic minorities, women and other protected class members are encouraged to apply and to so identify themselves. This is an open search; once the Search Committee has identified semi-finalists, Department faculty will have access to those files, including letters of recommendation. Applicants should submit a letter of application, official transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and vitae, along with samples of published or presented work. Have these and three professional letters of recommendation sent to: Search Committee Chair, International Relations Position, Department of Political Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523. Applications will be considered until the position is filled; however, applications and all supporting materials should be received by October 15, 2005 to ensure full consideration. Additional materials may be requested of finalists at a later date.

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