Thursday, September 01, 2005

Northern Illinois University

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY International Relations The Department of Political Science at Northern Illinois University invites applications for a tenure-track position in International Relations beginning Fall 2006. Among departmental needs are specializations in international security, international law and organization, human rights, and ethnic conflict. An ability to teach courses in comparative politics is also desirable. Regional needs include: Western Europe, Middle East, South Asia, and East Asia. The normal teaching load averages 4.5 courses per academic year and will include both undergraduate and graduate courses. Evidence of excellence in teaching and the strong likelihood of a sustained publication record are expected. A Ph.D. in political science by the time of appointment is preferred. The Department of Political Science has 24 faculty members and offers B.A., B.S., M.A., M.P.A. and Ph.D. degrees. NIU is located 60 miles west of Chicago and has an enrollment of more than 25,000, including a graduate student body of over 6,400. Applicants must send curriculum vitae, letter of application, three letters of recommendation, appropriate transcripts, writing samples and teaching portfolio to: Professor Daniel R. Kempton, Department Chair, International Relations Search, Department of Political Science, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115-2887 ( Review of completed applications will begin on October 14, 2005, however review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Northern Illinois University is an AA/EEO institution and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

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