Department of Political Science

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We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following positions in the College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Political Science.


Tracking ID#: F010582

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Political Science

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in hand at the beginning of the 2014-2015 academic year

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching a research load in any subfield of international relations, maintaining an active research agenda, advising students in both the Department of Political Science and the interdisciplinary International Studies program, contributing to the department’s MA and PhD programs.

RANK AND SALARY: The rank is assistant professor; the salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning August 1, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by October 1, 2014

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, official transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement of affiliation with a community of faith in the Judeo-Christian tradition to:

Dr. David Clinton, Search Committee Chair
Department of Political Science
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97276
Waco, Texas 76798-7276

Materials may be submitted electronically to: Melanie_Pirelo@baylor.edu.


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