Friday, October 21, 2005
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & 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. This position will focus on the theories and processes of international politics, and the department is interested especially in applicants with expertise in global security, asymmetric conflict, and the politics of the Islamic World. Candidates should have strong, broad training in political science, and be prepared to offer a variety of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. These classes could include Introduction to World Politics and Economy, National Security Policy, Global Security, Politics of Developing Areas, and/or Regionalism and Political Development. The department is interested in broadly trained generalists comfortable with different methodological and theoretical approaches to the study of international politics and global affairs. A Ph.D. in political science or international studies is required for appointment as an Assistant Professor. For further information on the department, see: www.psci.vt.edu Complete, applications must include a full c.v., three letters of recommendation, a sample of written work, and teaching evaluations. Applicants also should submit a cover letter that addresses how they see their scholarly work in relation to international politics, a statement about their current and future research agendas, and an overview of their teaching experience to demonstrate their potential for excellence in research, teaching, and service. Interested candidates should apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu (Quick Link jobs.vt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=182437). As part of your online application include a full c.v. and cover letter that addresses how you see your scholarly work in relation to international politics, a statement about your current and future research agendas, and an overview of your teaching experience to demonstrate your potential for excellence in research, teaching, and service. Please send teaching evaluations, a sample of written work and letters of recommendation to: Dr. Timothy W. Luke, Chair, International Politics/Global Security Search Committee, c/o Ms. Kim Hedge, Department of Political Science, 531 Major Williams Hall (0130), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061; Phone: (540) 231-8477 or send them electronically to Kim Hedge (firstname.lastname@example.org), Senior Executive Secretary, Department of Political Science. To be assured full consideration, applications should be received by January 27, 2006. Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the Chair of the Search Committee or the Virginia Tech Relay Service, 1-800-828-1120.
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