Monday, September 19, 2005

Ohio University

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Department of Political Science at Ohio University invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in comparative politcs (or international relations)commencing September 2006. Candidates should have a Ph.D in hand and be prepared to offer a range of undergraduate and graduate level courses in comparative politics, with a thematic emphasis of nationalism, ethnic conflict, or identity politics. Regional specialization is open, but with a preference given to the former Soviet area, and Eastern Europe. Strong area competence is necessary. Those applying should show a strong committment to excellence in both research and teaching. Ohio University serves 20,000 students on a residential campus located in the rolling hills of southeastern Ohio. The Department of Political Science ( 25 faculty members, 450 majors, and 80 graduate students. The successful candidate would also be involved in the university?s Contemporary History Institute. Ohio University is an EEO/AA employer. To apply, please submit a letter of application, vita, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, a sample of scholarly writing, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to: Comparative Politics Search Committee, Department of Political Science, Bentley Annex, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701. Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2005 and continue until the position is filled.

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