Friday, October 14, 2005

Grand Valley State University

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin August 2006. Applications are welcome from candidates with a research specialization in any international politics subfield. The successful candidate will teach a 200-level course in international relations and upper level courses in his or her area of specialization. Applicants must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, have an active research agenda, and a commitment to undergraduate education. A Ph.D. is required for appointment as Assistant Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with skills and experience. Grand Valley State University is a thriving 22,000 student comprehensive university located in the Grand Rapids metropolitan area. The Department of Political Science has thirteen full-time faculty members, offers B.S. and B.A. degrees in political science, and administers an interdisciplinary B.A. degree in international relations. Interested applicants should send a cover letter explaining their interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a sample of written work in their central area of research, teaching evaluations (if available), and three letters of recommendation to: International Relations Search Committee, Department of Political Science, 1121 AuSable Hall, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401. Applications must be postmarked by November 15, 2005. Grand Valley State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution. Women and members of minority and underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

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