Associate Professor

The University of Kansas seeks to fill a jointly appointed position in international relations at the rank of associate professor with tenure in the Department of Political Science and the University's new Center for Global and International Studies to begin as early as August 18, 2010. Ph.D. required. Applicants should have an outstanding record of teaching and research on international organizations, non-governmental actors, transnational relations, and/or international security. International security is not limited to the use, threat, and control of force but encompasses broader issues of safety of individuals, groups, peoples, organizations and nations from a variety of conventional and unconventional threats. Applicants may also have research and teaching interests that explore the theoretical, analytical and empirical questions generated from the interplay between international and world society. We are particularly interested in scholars with strong qualitative, quantitative, and/or interpretative research skills and individuals who can contribute to the composite strengths of the Department of Political Science and the Center for Global and International Studies. Applicants are required to show evidence of an outstanding record of published research in their respective field(s) of International Relations. Preference will also be given to applicants who have a record of successful supervision of graduate students, evidence of success in attracting external funding for research projects, a record of outstanding teaching, and a track record of developing and engaging in collaborative research projects. Salary is competitive with those at other research universities. 

The successful candidate for the position must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start date of the appointment. Review of applications begins Nov. 1, 2009 and continues until filled. 

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