IBEI Junior (Assistant) Professors 2010 - 3 positions

The Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI) invites applications for three full-time tenure-track positions in Political Science, with a special interest in International Relations and International Political Economy, at the Assistant Professor level. These positions are part of IBEI’s ambition to raise its international research profile. The positions should begin no later than 1 October 2010. Five-year contracts will be offered. At the end of the fourth year, the Assistant Professor’s performance will be reviewed. In the event of a positive review, a permanent contract will be offered. Candidates who already have a strong publication record, earlier evaluation for tenure consideration will be possible. 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. obtained by the time they will join IBEI and a promising record of methodologically rigorous publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or major scholarly presses. The Assistant Professor is expected to teach in IBEI’s Master’s degree program and to participate in IBEI activities and research programs. Salary conditions are internationally competitive and will include support for research expenses. Excellent personal skills and an ability to contribute to collaborative research projects are also essential for this position. Applications must be submitted by 15 December 2009. Applicants should send a letter of interest; a complete curriculum vitae; a report of teaching and research activities that credits teaching experience and research potential; a sample of previous research; an outline of a proposed research project; and three letters of recommendation. Please send these documents to the following address: 

IBEI -- Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals
Research Coordination
Elisabets, 10
08001 Barcelona

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The Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals is a graduate teaching and research institution created by five universities in Barcelona (the University of Barcelona, the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Pompeu Fabra University, the Open University of Catalonia, and the Technical University of Catalonia). The Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals supports research in all fields of international political economy, international relations, international security, foreign policy and comparative politics. IBEI is an equal opportunities employer. Further information about IBEI and its Master’s degree in International Relations can be obtained at the following web site: