The Department of Political Science at Syracuse University is seeking applications for two tenure-track positions in International Relations at the Assistant Professor level – one with a focus on International Political Economy and one with a focus on International Security. These positions would begin in Fall 2021.
The political science department is housed within the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, which is committed to citizenship education at the undergraduate level and to graduate education in public affairs and the social sciences. The Maxwell School is interested in candidates who can contribute to the inclusiveness and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.
For the International Political Economy position, we seek candidates whose teaching and research focuses on trade and foreign aid, international organizations and law, NGOs and non-state actors, or international environment/climate change, among other specialties. For the International Security position, we seek candidates whose teaching and research focuses on gender and security, climate change and security, interstate war / conflict, or conflict prevention and peacebuilding, among other specialties. We are looking for candidates who complement the broader Maxwell mission and have interdisciplinary interests. Successful candidates may be invited to affiliate with the Moynihan Institute or one of Maxwell’s other interdisciplinary centers (http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/centers/). The successful candidate will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The typical course load is two classes a semester.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in political science or a related field or a credible expectation of completing all requirements for the Ph.D. by August 2021.
For consideration, candidates must complete an online application (available at http://www.sujobopps.com/) and attach online the following: a letter of interest, a CV, a research statement, a sample of professional writing, and a statement of teaching philosophy that includes some reflection on diversity, equity and inclusion in teaching. Files may be no larger than 5MB, but you may submit an external link to a larger file if needed.
In addition, applicants will be required to provide the full email addresses of three references.
Applications will be reviewed as they arrive with full consideration given to those received by February 1, 2020. However, the department will continue to consider applications until this position is filled.
To apply for this job please visit www.sujobopps.com.