Thursday, December 15, 2005

University of Lethbridge

[CPSA elisting] University of Lethbridge

The Department of Political Science at the University of Lethbridge is seeking applications for a probationary (tenure-track) position in International Relations, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin 1 July 2006, subject to budgetary approval.

A Ph.D. at or near completion is required. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a continuing research program, to seek external funding, and to teach at the undergraduate level. New faculty members are eligible for funding in support of research and scholarly activities. Our graduate program is expanding and supervision of graduate students is encouraged. The department continues to grow and serves both majors and students in a variety of areas.

Located in southern Alberta, near the Rocky Mountains, Lethbridge offers a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild for the prairies, excellent cultural and recreational amenities and attractive economic conditions. Founded in 1967, the University has an enrollment of over 8,000 students.

Our focus on liberal education, selected professional programs, smaller classes, co-op placements and involvement of students in faculty research provides the very best education available. For more information about the University please visit our web site at, and the Department’s web site at

The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.

Applications including a curriculum vitae, transcripts, publications, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and names and contact information of at least three references who are scholars in the field, should be sent to: Dr. Peter McCormick, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Political Science, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Dr., Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4. E-mail:; phone: (403)329-2580.

To expedite the handling of applications, please have references send their supporting letters directly to the above address. The closing date for the competition is Feb 15, 2006.