Rumors, discussions, and commentary related to jobs and fellowships in International Relations
Anyone making calls yet?
Stony Brook made calls for the Political Economy position
anyone with a 9/15 deadline have a sense of when they'll start making calls?
Lewis & Clark closed -- anyone with any insight yet?
Have you guys seen the melee of Americanist backbiting over the Stony Brook position over on PSJR? That is exactly the kind of stuff that would not happen over here in IR, due mostly to the tighter moderation. Hopefully when info starts becoming available on IR positions, we can keep it civil and informative over here.
Anyone know what's going on with Yale's omnibus search? Are they seriously looking for someone, or is the search dead in the water?
@ 7:53 -- and that, as you note, is precisely why we moderate comments.
I have heard that there are no IR/PS folks on the shortlist for the LBJ positions listed over the summer.
@7:53: God I hope so...sort of depressing to visit the PSJR site. Mostly just cranks it seems. I hope it stays more pleasant (and informative) here.
I spoke with Yale faculty member yesterday. Dean told the PS department that all their searches were canceled for 08/09 except for one. A South Asia search, I think.
LBJ School is likely to be looking at economists, former policy-makers, and historians for those slots. But hold out hope I guess until all calls are made.
5:24 am should be 09/10, rather than 08/09 re canceled Yale searches.
People talking about LBJ are misinformed. Political scientists have already interviewed and more will be.
We can confirm 8:12am.
To second the Yale comment, all searches but the South Asia one have been cancelled. Source: member of the now-defunct search committee there.
Say, defunct Yale search-committee member: just out of curiosity, how many applications did you get?
Any information out there on Chicago's open search?
What's up with Harvard's search? Any idea what they want or if they are targeting someone?
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There seems to be very little action here. What's going on?
Is Yale still accepting application for its South Asia position??
Poli Sc Job Rumors reports South Carolina has made calls.
It also reports that they haven't.
Come on, IR folks! Please don't post here every time a rumor is posted on Political Science Job Rumors, as nothing there is substantiated. If anything, real information should start here and trickle-in over there!
It seems clear that there is no information yet. Departments have not made calls. Hopefully they will soon.
LBJ school is bringing in at least one polisci ABD focused on security/civil war.
Dartmouth has started making calls.
South Carolina is interviewing:-Amanda Licht (Iowa)-Conrad (FSU)
Harvard has apparently made some decisions -- and potentially calls -- for its junior IR job.
Harvard has made decisions about who to call.
It seems that American University is inviting people for interviews for its transnational crime and terrorism position.
What type of people is Dartmouth calling? Security? IPE? Qualitative? Quantitative?
Lewis and Clark is making calls.
actual job rumor: Staniland (Mit) is interviewing at UT-Austin.
Max Abrahms is interviewing at Dartmouth and American.
Has Marquette made any calls? Their deadline was back in September.
William and Mary is interviewing.
Stephen Weymouth (UCSD) is interviewing at Texas A&M (IPE).
The FSU ABD interviewing at South Carolina is Courtenay Ryals Conrad, not Justin Conrad. Source: the candidate.
Chicago has made calls.
Regarding Chicago: is this for the comparative search or the IR search? And if it is for the IR search - were they junior or senior invites?
Princeton has made calls
Notre Dame is interviewing: Tingley, Kedziora, and Abrahms
The job talk listed on Chicago's website is in comparative politics, not IR. Is there other information suggesting Chicago made IR calls?
That info on ND is wrong.
Who has Princeton called?
ND's short-list isn't Tingley, Kedizora, or Abrhams. I heard it's Brooks, Kreps, and probably Chowdhury
Vermont has made calls
Brooks, Kreps, and Chowdhury is correct.
What ever happened to RIT's IR position? Did they ever make calls? What were they really looking for?
That ND list is not correct.
No decision has been made and no calls have been made for Notre Dame.
Is Dartmouth inviting more than one candidate?
Brooks, Kreps, and Chowdhury is incorrect. Notre Dame has not made calls. Source: Notre Dame faculty member.
Medina (WUStl) is interviewing at Vermont
PSJR says Stanland has an IR/Comparative talk at Chicago - does that mean IR calls have been made there?
The Staniland interview at Chicago is likely an IR interview given that he is an IR scholar from MIT.
Staniland looks more like a comparative/IR candidate than straight IR. PSJR says they are looking in comparative, comparative/IR, and in IR separately. Any info on this?
Harvard has made calls
Confirmation on this?
Is this confirmed?
Has GW decided whether it is hiring at the junior or senior level for its security slot?
It looks to me like GW has a junior search, a senior search (university prof) and one potentially mixed search. So I would think the answer to your question is "yes."
Harvard has made calls. Source: grad student at Harvard.
George Washington has made calls to some junior candidates. Source: friend of a candidate.
Confirm that William & Mary has invited out at least two candidates.
UNC-Chapel Hill has made calls regarding the 3 year position in International and Area Studies.
Pitzer starting to make calls
GW began reviewing applications on November 2. Doesn't it seem a bit early for them to already have made calls by 11:58 am on November 2? I mean, I know academic institutions are known for their blindingly fast administrative turnaround, but still...
Two questions: GWU- are the calls for the general IR search chaired by Finnemore (and/or one of the two security joint appointments with Elliot)?Pitzer- are the calls going out to sr. scholars and are they only going to IPE folks?
I don't have inside info on GW, but given that the closing date for the security positions that are joint with Elliot was 11/2, I think it is reasonable to expect that the calls are for the junior position that is solely in the PS Dept (chaired by Finnemore).Don't know who the invitees are.
I know of one GW call, and it was for the general IR line.
UC Merced is making calls starting 11/5. Source = colleague @ Merced.
Hunter has scheduled interviews. I don't know who the candidates are.
is the Big Board no longer being updated?
Please see the announcement below for a recently authorized tenure track position in peace and conflict studies. I am chairing the search committee. I am happy to answer any questions about the position. I will also be at the Peace Sciences Society meeting in Chapel Hill later this month, and could meet with anyone interested in more information. Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to set up a brief meeting. Jim WalshPolitical ScienceUNC Charlottehttp://www.politicalscience.uncc.edu/jwalshTHE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTEDEPARTMENT OF GLOBAL, INTERNATIONAL & AREA STUDIESASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES/MIDDLE EASTThe Department of Global, International & Area Studies at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applicants for a tenure track position in Peace and Conflict Studies, with a preferred concentration in the Middle East, at the level of Assistant Professor. The position begins Fall 2010; Ph.D. in a discipline appropriate to Peace and Conflict Studies is required at the time of appointment. Requirements for the position include training in the field of international conflict and conflict resolution and an ability to contribute to our Judaic and Islamic Studies programs. The successful candidate will have expertise in some or all of the following areas: the political, economic, and cultural consequences of violence; national and international responses to war and conflict; and the development of strategies to promote political and cultural communication, understanding, and reconciliation. Desired qualifications are a commitment to multi-disciplinary approaches to scholarship and teaching and the ability to provide courses on global-scale issues that will enhance the undergraduate International Studies curriculum and help form a foundation for future graduate programs in International Affairs and Global Studies. Faculty members in the Department of Global, International & Area Studies will be expected to maintain regular high-quality publication, seek external funding, and to play an active role and teach courses that service our global and area studies curricula. They are also expected to advise students, contribute to the governance of the department and the university, and participate in the development of future undergraduate and graduate programs. Established in 2009, the Department of Global, International & Area Studies currently offers multi-disciplinary majors in International Studies and Latin American Studies, as well as minors in those two programs, Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Studies, Islamic Studies, and Judaic Studies. The Department also offers a Master’s degree in Latin American Studies. The Department contributes to the university’s General Education program and has strong collaborative relationships with interdisciplinary programs and departments including Africana Studies, Anthropology, Communication Studies, Economics, Geography, History, Language and Cultural Studies, Political Science, Religious Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies. The Department’s programs and student population reflect the diversity mission and goals of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For more information about our department, see: http://gias.uncc.edu/.Applications must be made on-line at: http://jobs.uncc.edu (click on “Faculty” under Vacancy Type). Please include a letter of application outlining your relevant experience for the position as described above and your ability to contribute to the mission of the Department, a complete CV, relevant syllabi, and contact information for at least three references. Three letters of recommendation specific to this job application, publication samples, and an official graduate transcript may be requested by the Chair of the Search Committee at a later date. Screening of applicants will begin December 15, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.
Not sure if this was posted yet but Long Island University- Brooklyn has pulled their search for budgetary reasons. I received two identical letters letting me know. Why two? I have no idea.
American is scheduling interviews for the IPE position at SIS.
there are two tenure track jobs of the University of Ottawa, Graduate School of Public and International Affairshttp://www.socialsciences.uottawa.ca/assets/pdf/postes/api-ech-eng-oct09.pdfandhttp://www.socialsciences.uottawa.ca/assets/pdf/postes/api-pp-eng-oct09.pdf
List of Harvard interviewees is at PSJR: Horowitz, Lacina, Tingley, Zuckerman.
We're a tad behind on keeping the Big Board updated. Hope to get caught up on that later this week. Also still waiting for some confirmation e-mails; if you get an e-mail from us asking you to confirm some information, please do reply.
verified: at Georgia Tech's Sam Nunn School, a tenure track faculty position in security studies.
The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track position in traditional aspects of international security at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2010. The School seeks to hire an individual whose research and teaching in the field have a functional concentration––on issues broadly related to the causes of war, escalation/termination of war, crisis decision making/bargaining, threat of force and statecraft, strategic interaction/stability, WMD proliferation, defense policymaking, military innovation/transformation, etc—as well as a regional focus on Europe or Asia, including Southwest Asia. Applicants should show promise or evidence of outstanding scholarly achievement. The Sam Nunn School is multidisciplinary and has growing undergraduate, graduate, and overseas programs, including joint undergraduate degrees with Modern Languages and Economics. The School’s programs focus on understanding the global context of advances in science and technology. The Sam Nunn School has 21 faculty members; more than 400 undergraduate majors and 75 Master’s degree students; and a newly launched selective Ph.D. program in International Affairs, Science, and Technology. Georgia Tech enrolls over 22,000 students and is consistently ranked as one of the top seven public universities in the country. Georgia Tech is located in midtown Atlanta. A unit of the University System of Georgia. Georgia Tech is an AA/EO employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by February 1, 2010 and should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and examples of scholarly work. Applicants should also send a graduate transcript and three current letters of recommendation. Materials should be sent to: Chair of International Security Search Committee, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0610.
Naval War College has scheduled interviews.
In the absence of a specific fellowship thread at the moment: the 2010 Call for Applications for the Transatlantic Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Relations and Security (TAPIR) program is now available. More information is available at http://www.rand.org/about/edu_op/fellowships/transatlantic/ or http://www.swp-berlin.org/de/projekte/projekt.php?id=6422.
Can anyone confirm the comment about Naval War College? Is this for their national security and decision-making position?I was curious because their application deadline was 11/30 so it seemed a bit early to have scheduled interviews?
what's the status on those searches that began reviewing apps a couple weeks ago:CreightonRITStanfordSydneyGW (either of the 2 sec. positions)
Does anyone know if the Canadian poli sci rumour board has been permanently taken down?
Assistant Professor (equivalent) position at University College London in International Public Policy/International Relations: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/spp/spp-news-important/031109
UBC (IR Sec) sent some emails saying a short list was made and some people (the email recipients) were close but no cigar--though they will keep them in mind if all else falls through apparently. So, I guess "calls are out" to quote the PSJR inanity.
Any offers made from South Carolina?
there are definitely interviews scheduled for the GW junior National and International Policy search.
Anyone hear anything re: the University of Toronto open positions?
Coastal Carolina has scheduled interviews for the IR/Africa position
Notre Dame rejection letters have been posted - I got mine today.
Why is the big board not being updated?
NWC tends to operate a bit more informally in terms of their hiring processes, scheduling job talks on more of a rolling basis as applications come in. Confirmed they are definitely scheduling job talks.
Big board newly updated. We'll try to be better about that in the future.
FWIW, PSJR is reporting that Camber Warren and Mariana Medina have been called for the Stanford job.
Trinity College interviews on Nov. 30.
Both of those names are wrong. The Wash U candidate is Hong-min Park.
any news on Kansas? their closing date was Nov 1.
It seems that Trinity College, Dublin has shortlisted candidates for their five year position. Any information on who has been shortlisted?
Park is interviewing at Stanford for the American position. I don't think the names for the IR position are correct.
GW IR junior searchtalks completedGW (Elliott) junior securitytalks scheduled
Trinity invites: Bhavnani (Stanford), Weymouth (UCSD), Min (UCLA)
I have heard that interviews have begun at Boston U for the European security position. Any info on the candidates?
^Yes. BU's bringing out three candidates for the European secufity, all actual Europeans.
Thanks for the info on the GWU searches.Any word on whether the senior invitation(s) for the PS Dept. / Elliot School job have been made or when they will be?
Knowledgeable GW/Elliott person: any word about the environmental policy/sustainable development job?
Has anyone heard anything about Lewis & Clark lately? It was reported that they were making calls back in October but seem to have gone dark since then...
Lewis and Clark definitely is in the interviewing phase; a colleague of mine has already had a campus visit.
EU Specialist @ Georgia TechThe Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor whose major research interest is the EU as a global actor. Possible areas of specialization may include energy security, trade, economic governance, EU foreign and security policy, or the EU’s international role in negotiations related to research, development, procurement, or transfer of technology. The ideal candidate would also be able to develop new courses in EU external affairs, diplomacy, and transatlantic relations as well as contribute to the mission of the European Union Center of Excellence at Georgia Tech. Applicants should show promise or evidence of outstanding scholarly achievement. The Sam Nunn School is multidisciplinary and has growing undergraduate, graduate, and overseas programs, including joint undergraduate degrees with Modern Languages and Economics. The School’s programs focus on understanding the global context of advances in science and technology. The Sam Nunn School has 21 faculty members; more than 400 undergraduate majors and 75 Master’s degree students; and a newly launched selective Ph.D. program in International Affairs, Science, and Technology. Georgia Tech enrolls over 22,000 students and is consistently ranked as one of the top seven public universities in the country. Georgia Tech is located in midtown Atlanta. A unit of the University System of Georgia, Georgia Tech is an AA/EO employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by February 1, 2010 and should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and examples of scholarly work. Applicants should also send a graduate transcript and three current letters of recommendation. Materials should be sent to: Chair of EU Specialist Search Committee, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, 781 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318. Position is subject to budgetary developments.
Important follow-up--Georgia Tech is serious about wanting a European Union specialist and *not* a specialist in Europe. That is, they want someone whose research focuses on the EU as an institution. They do not seek a specialist in the politics of a particular European country/countries.
Did Greenhill accept the S. Carolina offer?
Univeristy of Minnesota is holding on campus interviews
I heard Greenhill also has offer at Oregon.
Have calls been made on the Kansas job?
Chelsea Brown (UNT PhD, SMU post-doc) was one of the candidates for the National University of Singapore IR position.
Have calls been made on the Penn State or Texas A&M Assoc jobs?
I've heard that Lacina interviewed at Princeton & Staniland at Notre Dame.
NIU has made an offer for its senior hire.
Has BU made calls for its South Asia position??
IS GW going to interview at the senior level?
Jim Piazza and David Siegel called to interview at Penn State 9IR/Terrorism)
Rochester has made a decision.
Rejection letters from Brandeis' Middle East search have gone out.
PSJR jobs wiki reports some IR folks interviewed for a Maryland position. Did Maryland have an IR job this year?
Hmmm... Then can I assume that if I haven't received a rejection letter I must have gotten the job? Cool! I always wanted to move to Boston!!!
Dustin Tingley update. He has received an offer from William and Mary, but Harvard chose not to make him an offer. He is interviewing at Texas A & M this week.
Above...Siegel info. must be incorrect. Didn't he receive a counter to stay at FSU?
It looks like UChicago has finished interviewing. Any offers made yet? Who is Milan Babik, by the way? Plenty of info floating around on their other candidates (Staniland, Grynaviski, Poast), but not him.
Re Tingley and Harvard. The Department did choose to make him an offer. They asked Dean for two positions. Dean told them no.
Who got the #1 offer at Harvard?
no offer to be made for the GWU Middle East job.
I hear the University of St. Gallen has been making calls - anybody know anything?
7:38 - what does that mean? are they cancelling the search?
Heard in Cambridge: Horowitz got the Harvard offer. Staniland got the GW, U of Chicago, and UT/Austin offers.
Cambridge rumor about Horowitz is correct. Source: Harvard Government department people in the know.
Naval War College has filled one of its two positions (the "Security - Strategy" one) and done several interviews for the other (the "Leadership" one).Previous commenter was correct, btw, NWC and some other DoD institutions do apps on a rolling basis; applicants should get files in as soon after ads are posted as possible.
Previous is partially correct. Only some departments at NWC and other DoD institutions do rolling applications. It depends. To be certain contact specific department. I'm a Dept. chair.
What happened to the Stanford search? Did they interview/hire anyone?
i've heard Stanford canceled its IR search but who knows.
The PoliSci Job Rumor blog says that the Kansas job is not closed but having funding difficulties. The university will have to pick up the funding that the Army dropped. Any real info on this? Thanks!
Stanford CISAC is offering new Nuclear Security Fellowships, funded by the Stanton Foundation, for junior faculty, postdocs and predocs. Applications due February 1 for fall 2010 start. http://cisac.stanford.edu/fellowships/nuclear_security_fellowships/
Nebraska has scheduled campus visits for IL/ HR job.
Visiting Professor and Concentration Chair for International Relations and Security, Master of Science in Foreign Service Program The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University invites applications for a three-year, non-tenure-track position as a Visiting Professor and Concentration Chair for International Relations beginning in August, 2010. This position will have teaching and administrative responsibilities in the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) Program. The Concentration Chair will have an academic background in the field of international relations, broadly defined, and will teach three courses per year in his/her area of specialization. Ideally, the Chair will teach one section of MSFS 510, International Relations: Theory and Practice, a required course for all MSFS students. The Chair is responsible for assisting with the selection and preparation of faculty for the concentration. The Chair serves as an academic and career advisor to students in the concentration. The successful candidate will have a record of professional experience in international affairs, working in or with national governments, international organizations, and/or relevant non-profit institutions. Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining professional background and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae and at least three letters of recommendation. Send all materials to: MSFS IR&S Search Committeec/o Peter Dunkley, Associate Dean for Faculty AffairsEdmund A. Walsh School of Foreign ServiceIntercultural Center, Room 301Georgetown UniversityWashington, D.C. 20057 Review of applications will begin February 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
The Belfer Center's International Security Program (ISP) has been has been invited to participate in a new nuclear security fellowship program funded by The Stanton Foundation. These fellowships are for predoctoral and postdoctoral scholars and junior faculty. The purpose of the fellowships is to stimulate the development of the next generation of thought leaders in nuclear security by supporting research that will advance policy-relevant understanding of the issues. Stanton Nuclear Security Fellows will be joint International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom (MTA) research fellows.Applications for these fellowships for the 2010–2011 academic year will be accepted until February 15, 2010. For more information including application information, go to: http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/publication/19861/
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Survey Methods and International Development Policy)The Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations at the College of William and Mary is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to help design and oversee a large survey of high-level policymakers (i.e. ministers, deputy ministers, chiefs of staff) and donor agency representatives in 120 developing countries. ResponsibilitiesThe Postdoctoral Research Fellow will play a leadership role and have responsibility for a wide range of methodological decisions and technical activities related to the project. He/she will co-manage a team of 8-12 research assistants alongside the project’s Principal Investigator. Specific duties will include: providing expert advice and leadership on methodological issues (i.e. sampling, weighting, estimation, and imputation); managing the overall process of data collection and cleaning; conducting non-response analysis; and analyzing and communicating survey findings to technical and non-technical audiences. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will also have time to work on his/her own research.Required Skills and ExperienceThe ideal candidate will have:• A Ph.D. in Political Science, Statistics, Survey Methodology, Public Policy, Economics, or a related field in the social sciences;• Advanced knowledge of survey research methods;• Demonstrated experience overseeing web or mail surveys;• Expert knowledge of computer software packages for statistical analysis (SAS, STATA, or SPSS); • Strong organizational, communication, and writing skills; and• Demonstrated experience in project managementSalary and BenefitsCompensation for this position includes salary ($40,000-$50,000 per year), health insurance benefits, and travel funds. The initial appointment will last for 18 months, with the possibility of a second year of funding. Strong preference will be given to candidates who can commit to work for the full duration of the project and begin work in March 2010. ApplicationApplication materials include a letter of application, a current CV, a statement of research interests, copy of transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and samples of scholarly writing. Please send all materials to Bradley Parks, Project Director and Principal Investigator, Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations, College of William & Mary, email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
Heard: Notre Dame's first offer went to Sarah Kreps, who declined to remain at Cornell. Second offer went to Paul Staniland, who declined to go to Chicago.
Anyone have any info on the College of Charleston IR search? There is not much mention of it at PSJR and most is on one of their other searches. I didn't find anything on the job board here either (it's not listed).
The College of Charleston position is for a Comparativist with an area focus on Africa--not an IR position.
The Charleston job is a bit of both, to be honest. So I think it's fair to discuss it here.
Postdoctoral Researcher in Democracy PromotionPolitical Economies of DemocratisationAberystwyth University - Department of International Politics (Fixed Term until June 2012)Grade 7: £31,594 - £35,469 per annum We are seeking to appoint a person to work on a European Research Council-funded project ‘Political Economies of Democratisation' based at the Department of International Politics under the leadership of Dr Milja Kurki. The post is available for 27 months (or up until June 2012) commencing in March 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter. The principal role of the post holder is to support the running of the project, primarily through conducting research in the area of democracy promotion. The person appointed will be expected to engage in gathering and analysis of research data, contribute to project outputs and publications, conduct literature searches, and contribute to project dissemination and administrative running of the project. While we welcome applications from candidates with different areas of research expertise, the person appointed should have a research background in one or more of the following areas: democracy promotion, democratisation, political economy, democratic theory, US foreign policy. This post is full time for a fixed term of 27 months (or up until June 2012) commencing 1st April 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter Potential applicants wishing to discuss the post informally may contact Dr Milja Kurki (firstname.lastname@example.org; tel. 01970 628639). Further details of the project are available online at http://www.aber.ac.uk/interpol/en/research/MK%20project/Index.htm. Ref: IP.10.01Closing Date: 15 February 2010Interview Date: Week commencing 8 March 2010 NOTE: Please put the post reference on the front of your envelope and on your application form. Completed Applications Forms should be signed and returned to the Human Resources Recruitment Team by fax or post. E-mail attachments will not be accepted. Bilingual Institution which operates a Welsh Language scheme.Committed to Equal Opportunities. Operations Team: email@example.com / Tel: 01970 621591 / Fax: 01970 622975For information and application forms please go to www.aber.ac.uk/hr
Any information on the Univ. of Mass-Boston job? The closing date was Jan 10.Thank you
The the ad for the University of Massachusetts Boston Senior positions disappeared from the ISA job site. But the ad is still listed on the UMB webpage. The ad does not provide contact information beyond "search committee."Thats all the info I have.
Is Dan Posner leaving UCLA? I am a prospective student interested in doing African Politics, and UCLA was one of my top choices. One of the professors writing a letter of rec told me she thought Posner may be leaving UCLA. Please help a rather confused prospective here.
u mass boston has asked some candidates for references. not sure what is next.
Have calls been made for the jobs at the McCormack Public Policy School at U.Mass Boston, or does the above post refer to another job?
The Belfer Center has announced a new initiative to help build a new generation of people who can bring professional history to bear on strategic studies and major issues of international affairs. We will select two Fellows next year in history and policy who will be called Ernest May Fellows. Niall Ferguson, Laurence Tisch Professor of History and Belfer Center Board member, will serve as their point of contact and mentor at the University.The fellows selected will be housed at the Belfer Center and participate in the activities of the Center as part of the International Security Fellows Program.Fellowship applications for the 2010–2011 academic year are due on February 15, 2010. Decisions are expected by March 15, 2010.For more information on the Ernest May Fellowship, go to: http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/fellowships/may-fellows.html
I think there were rumors of Posner interviewing at MIT, and maybe elsewhere. I have no idea if he's decided to move.
Does anyone know if the Intrastate Conflict Progra at Belfer will offer fellowships next year? I know they didn't this year.
Will there be a fellowship thread this year?
The ad for the St. John Fisher IR position said they wanted to do some interviews at ISA. The conference is next week. Does anyone know if they've asked anyone to interview?
What's going on with the University of Toronto?
Toronto finished the interviews and made one offer
Only 1 offer at Toronto? How come? (There were three positions.) How many people were interviewed?
Poli Sci Job Rumors has returned to a free for all format...there are new posts suggesting that UMass, Dartmouth and Bridgewater State have made calls. Can anyone here confirm this?
@4:10. I can neither confirm or deny, but since psjr opened the door to all the trolls and ninnies it would seem wise to take anything posted there with a grain (or bucket) of salt. Apparently calls are out for all the jobs left unfilled so far as well half of those that are likely to be posted next season. Good luck finding reliable info now.
Any good rumours/info that came from some backroom chatter at ISA? There are, I believe, a few jobs still open.
What happened to the senior security slot at GW?
Since the ad for the Global Studies senior position at the McCormack Grad School of Policy Studies at UMass, Boston is no longer anywhere to be found I suppose I can cross them off my list. Does anyone know anything they can share on this position?
At ISA I overheard someone saying he has an interview for the Georgia Tech Nunn school position.
Prichard accepted Toronto's offer
Autumn Lockwood Payton (OSU PhD) accepted Jean Monnet postdoc at European University Institute for next year.
The Northern Illinois senior position: a hire has been made (went to their 3rd choice)
LEIDEN UNIVERSITYASSISTANT PROFESSOR in Political Science, preferably in the sub-field International Relations, with an emphasis on international securityVacancy number: 10-008 Leiden University invites applications for a five year position in political science, starting by August 2010. The Institute consists of about 40 faculty members, including many non-Dutch scholars, and has consistently received high ratings in peer reviews of both its teaching and research programmes. The Institute offers a Dutch-language BA programme and English-language Masters’ programmes in Political Science, in Political Science Research, and in International Relations and Diplomacy, at the Leiden and The Hague campuses.Candidates are expected: • to be able to teach in the sub-field International Relations in all the programmes mentioned above• to be able to teach general, introductory courses in political science• to have proficiency in English. Fluency in Dutch is an asset but not a condition; candidates who do not speak Dutch are expected to be able to communicate in Dutch within two years• to participate in and contribute to the research programme of the Institute and to publish in international journals. The focus of the Institutes research program is on political institutions (broadly defined), their design, workings, and implications• to do minor administrative tasksApplicants do hold a PhD in Political Science (ABD will be considered), have a promising publication record that includes publications in international refereed journals, and have good teaching capabilities.Applications (in English) should include: • a letter of interest• curriculum vitae• a list of publications• one sample publication• evidence of teaching experience and ability• names and addresses of three potential referencesinformation Due to an incorrect email address that was provided in the advertisement of February, the application deadline for the vacancy has been postponed till March 29th. Applicants who have already submitted their application by the February 15th deadline, but who have so far not received an acknowledgment of receipt, are requested to resubmit their application to firstname.lastname@example.org Appointment will be for five years under the terms of the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities. Further information is available from Prof.dr. R.A. Koole, Head of Department, Institute of Political Science (email@example.com) or from our website http://www.socialsciences.leidenuniv.nl/politicalscience/. Applications can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be received by March 29, 2010.
Any word on the University of Georgia's Intl Affairs position? Was it pulled for budget reasons? That appears to be the case over at PSJR but one never knows with those cats.
What's the word on the New School position in critical something or other? Someone is posting on PSJR that some rejection letters were sent out but as usual the thread degenerated into how much people don't like the New School...
any news on the Georgia Tech EU specialist position?
A late-breaking tenure-track opening at CANISIUS COLLEGEAssistant Professor of Political Science Canisius College seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach introductory undergraduate courses in Comparative Politics and International Relations starting in August 2010. Ideal candidate will be able to offer upper-level courses on the Middle East or Latin America. Research expertise and upper-level courses offerings on one or more of the following specialties are desired: security, extremism, democracy, development, international law and human rights. Opportunity to help design and teach in a new Master’s program in world politics. Ph.D. in Political Science strongly preferred. Commitment to the “scholar-teacher model” and collegial service is required. Salary competitive. Female and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send letter of application, completed faculty employment application, vitae, transcripts, teaching philosophy and evaluations, research samples and plans, as well as three letters of recommendation. Applications received by April 12, 2010 will receive full consideration.Electronic submission is strongly encouraged (please put “PSC Search” in the subject line of any emails); PDF format is preferred. email@example.com or mail to: Dr. John Occhipinti, Chair Political Science Department Canisius College2001 Main St.Buffalo, NY 14208For faculty employment application and more information on Canisius College and the Western New York area go to www.canisius.edu/hr/jobs.aspCanisius College is an independent, co-educational, medium sized institution of higher education conducted in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Canisius College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Georgia Tech has a shortlist for the EU position, and is waiting for approval from the provost to invite candidates.
Hmmm..Yale just posted for TT. Awfully late in the season. Any insights?
NYU AD made some calls- not sure if they offered a position to someone yet.
I also hear Ga. Tech has a shortlist for the EU job, but the likelihood of the line getting pulled for budgetary reasons is very, very high.
any further news on the Georgia Tech EU position? are they proceeding with it or pulling it?
So far the provost at Georgia Tech is allowing the EU search to proceed. The first candidate is interviewing April 1. Georgia Tech has made an offer in the security search.
Who got the G-Tech offer?
SUNY Oneonta is scheduling phone interviews.
Any news on what finally happened with the EU position at Georgia Tech?
Has SUNY Oneonta finalized its search?
I heard they didn't decide to hire and will advertise again next year.Good news... if the position isn't pulled next year. Georgia is going through a very rough time.
Georgia Tech decided not to make an offer for the EU position this year, and (given that funding has firmed up) will search again in the fall.
Good luck to all of us next year.
Lecturer in International Relations School of Social and Political Sciences, Faculty of ArtsReference No. 441/0909 The University of Sydney is Australia's premier University with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence, and employs over 6,800 permanent staff supporting over 46,000 students. The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts has a proud history and tradition of intellectual rigour. It offers one of the most comprehensive and diverse range of humanities and social science studies in the Asia Pacific region, and a vibrant research and teaching environment. It is regularly ranked in the top 20 Arts faculties in the world. The School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS), composed of the departments of Anthropology, Government and International Relations, Political Economy, Sociology and Social Policy, and Peace and Conflict Studies, offers innovative degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels that attract the very best students from Australia and overseas. SSPS is the focus for the strategic development of the social sciences at Sydney with a view to our becoming Australia’s leading centre for research and teaching in the area. The current recruitment round represents a further major investment in the School after the addition of twelve academic positions last year, including three full professors. Applicants with expertise in any aspect of international relations are welcome. Applications are particularly encouraged from specialists in Australian foreign and defence policy, South Asia, international political economy, international ethics and law, international relations theory, or international security. The Department of Government and International Relations teaches a wide variety of units of study across the range of political science, public policy, and international relations, and has a very active research program with considerable success in attracting research funding. The successful applicants will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs of the Department, to supervise honours and postgraduate research students, and pursue a research program that receives international recognition. Undergraduate and post graduate coursework students come from a variety of degrees including International Studies, Public Policy, Arts, Commerce, Economics, International Business, and Social Science. Applicants must have a PhD awarded, under examination, or very near completion in political science, international relations, or a cognate discipline, an established track record of high quality research publications and promising research trajectory, demonstrated teaching and preferably lecturing ability, and the potential to contribute to advanced level programs. The position is full time continuing subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new appointees.Remuneration package: a competitive remuneration package is available consisting of a Level B salary range ($80,109 - $95,128 plus leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation.All applications must be submitted online. To be considered applicants must respond to selection criteria; to do so complete your responses o n the online application form. Please note that resumes need to include contact details of 3 referees.Candidates will be required to submit 3 letters of reference, a refereed writing sample (no more than 10,000 words) as well as a 13 week course outline on a topic of choice relating to position.Confidential letters of reference can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.orgFor further information about the position, contact Dr Rodney Smith Chair, Department of Government & International Relations, (+61 2) 9351 6632 email@example.comGeneral recruitment enquiries can be directed to Ben Whitfield (+61 2) 8627 1212.Closing Date: June 11th 2010.
So, what's the deal with these UC/Cal State job ads? Is the hiring freeze over or are these wish list posts?
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