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Assistant Professor, International Relations/Comparative Politics

The University of Wyoming’s Department of Political Science, in conjunction with the International Studies Program, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2010 (position #0724).  PHD (or ABD near completion of the PHD) in political science or international studies required.  Primary teaching responsibilities involve introduction to international relations and courses in international relations (except American foreign policy or national security policy) and/or comparative politics (focusing on any region except Europe or East Asia).  Outreach/distance learning instruction is possible. We are seeking a dynamic scholar who combines an active research agenda with excellent teaching and student advising. Salary is competitive.

Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent, and send letter of application, vita, list of graduate courses or graduate transcripts, and teaching evaluations (if available) to Faculty Recruitment Committee, Department of Political Science, University of Wyoming, Dept. 3197, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071.  Application materials may also be submitted by email to: (subject line: “Faculty recruitment committee”).  Questions can be directed to Jim King, Political Science Department head, at or 307-766-6484 or to Jean Garrison, International Studies Program director, at or 307-766-3423. Review of applications will begin on December 11, 2009

The University of Wyoming is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students.  We seek and encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.