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POSITION: Assistant Professor of Political Science (tenure-track position)

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in hand by August 22, 2016; earlier completion preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching in any sub field 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. Teaching and research interests in American foreign policy and international law would be especially welcomed.

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

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning August 15, 2015 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by October 15, 2015

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, writing samples 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:


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