Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Simmons College

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Department of Political Science and International Relations at Simmons College invites applications for a three-year full-time contract position. We seek a broadly educated political scientist whose primary preparation is in the fields of international relations and comparative politics. Simmons is a small urban university in the heart of Boston with 1900 undergraduate women students and co-educational graduate schools. The normal teaching load is 3/3. The successful candidate will join the political science and international relations faculty and will teach the introductory course in international politics, an intermediate-level course in international organizations and law, and intermediate-level electives in IR and comparative politics. Research and teaching interests might include a geographical area (Latin America or Eastern Europe particularly welcome) or a conceptual focus such as international political theory, political economy, or environmental policy. Applicants must have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship. Send cover letter describing teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, writing sample, transcript, and three letters of reference to Professor Zachary Abuza, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115 by March 30.