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Assistant Professor, International Relations

The Department of Political Science seeks to hire an Assistant or Associate Professor in International Relations for a position beginning in Fall 2018. We particularly welcome candidates whose work focuses on foreign policy, global environmental politics, or conflict resolution. 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. We seek candidates who complement the broader Maxwell mission and have interdisciplinary interests; successful candidates will have some teaching responsibilities in the MA-IR program and a courtesy appointment in the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs. Successful candidates also may be invited to affiliate with the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs or one of Maxwell’s other interdisciplinary centers (http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/centers/).

Qualifications  
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in political science or a related field. Rank and salary commensurate with experience and professional accomplishments.

Application Instructions
For consideration, candidates must complete an online faculty application (available at http://www.sujobopps.com/) and attach online the following: a letter of interest and a CV, a sample of professional writing, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of quality 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 October 1, 2017. However, the department will continue to consider applications until this position is filled.

About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full-time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.

EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 – the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.

Syracuse University is an EO/AA employer and particularly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.