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Assistant Professor

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 123266
Title: Assistant Professor
Functional Title: Assistant Professor
Category Status: 02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On Track
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: BSOS-Government & Politics
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

International Relations in American Foreign Policy

The Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland invites applications for a faculty position in American foreign policy. The Department will focus hiring at the assistant professor level.

As part of its efforts to enhance its Center for International Development and Conflict Management, the Department is looking for candidates who would pursue collaborative research with faculty and graduate students at the Center and who combine excellence in research with a commitment to the mentoring and teaching of students. The Department of Government and Politics is also committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the culture of inclusiveness are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. We are also interested in candidates who wish to contribute to the collaborative mission of the University, be that through interdisciplinary work with faculty in other departments or the rich set of government and nongovernmental organizations in nearby Washington DC.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. by August 2018.

Preferences:

Preference will be given to applicants who have proven interest in American foreign policy and show a desire to combine their research excellence with our Center for International Development and Conflict Management

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 08/14/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 09/30/2017
Physical Demands

Spend long house sitting and using computers. Light lifting of materials and supplies. Walking to class and departmental meetings

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Writing Sample 1
  4. Writing Sample 2
  5. Writing Sample 3
Optional Documents

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