Friday, October 14, 2005
[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS MAXWELL SCHOOL OF CITIZENSHIP AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University is searching for a Director of its highly regarded International Relations Program. The position reports to the dean of the Maxwell School, and will be available in July 2006. The majority of the director?s time is spent managing a Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR). The MAIR is an interdisciplinary, professional program that draws on the faculty of the Maxwell School?s social science departments: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Public Administration, and Sociology. The curriculum includes a rich integration of courses in the theory and practice of international relations, economics, statistics and topical and regional areas of specialization. Students also have the opportunity to study or to gain experience through internships in Washington, DC and in several major cities around the world including Geneva, London, Strasbourg, Tokyo, and soon Herzliya, Israel. Between 75 and 85 master?s students enter the programs each year. The Director is also responsible for overseeing an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in international relations. There are 250 majors, and a full-time professional staff member and part-time faculty member with a doctoral degree directs and teaches in the undergraduate program. Applicants for the position of Director should have a doctoral degree in one of the social sciences and a scholarly record appropriate for a tenured faculty appointment to one of the departments listed above. Candidates who have held significant professional positions in international relations will also be considered for a fixed-term, renewable faculty appointment as director. A commitment to professional education is essential and experience in government, international organizations or international non-governmental organizations is desirable. Well-qualified candidates will have had prior teaching experience in an international relations area. Salary is competitive a commensurate with experience. The Maxwell School is internationally known for its two professional programs in public administration and international relations, and is home to the social sciences at Syracuse University. Among our ten departments, there are 750 graduate students, 150 faculty and 2,000 social science undergraduate majors. About half the graduate students are in one of the professional master?s programs. The School has eight research centers and institutes, and includes the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts, and the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism. For more information, please see our website at: http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/ and http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/ir. Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and names of three references by January 15, 2006, to: Chair, International Relations Search Committee Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs 200 Eggers Hall, Syracuse University Syracuse, New York 13244 Syracuse University is an AA/EOE. Members of traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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