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Eckerd College

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Political Science

Assistant Professor of Political Science, tenure-track position, to start in September 2010, in international and/or comparative politics in MENA at Eckerd College. Ph.D. in Political Science required. Someone to play a significant role in teaching courses in Middle East politics and history as part of both the Political Science major and also the multi-disciplinary International Relations and Global Affairs (IRGA) major. Teach seven courses per academic year, including Introduction to IR or Comparative Politics, Middle East Politics and other Middle East Politics electives. Ability and willingness to teach social science statistical methods a plus. 

Candidates should have a lively interest in scholarly research and especially a demonstrated background of teaching excellence. In addition, field experience in the Middle East, previous work in a multi-disciplinary program, and a desire to teach in study abroad programs will be a plus. Participation in an interdisciplinary, value-oriented general education program is required, including a regular rotation in the two-semester freshman program. Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence. 

Send a letter of application, vita, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interests, research interests, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation by October 31, 2009 to Dr. William Felice, Eckerd College 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711.

No electronic applications please.  EOE.  Applications from women/minorities encouraged. Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for the College.