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As of September 2014, new career postings will be available on Polcan2 at http://www.polcan2.ca/polcan.php. The postings below will remain on this page until their expiration date.

Job Opportunities Compiled by the Canadian Political Science Association

Notices of positions received at the CPSA Secretariat are uploaded upon receipt. On the 15th of each month, the listings with expired deadlines will be removed. Postings are made available in the language in which they are submitted.

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

Political Science – Indigenous Politics

The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2015.

The Department of Political Science is looking to strengthen and expand its research areas, and seeks applicants with demonstrated expertise and an ongoing research programme in Indigenous Politics.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of or potential for scholarly research and teaching excellence and will be expected to develop courses in their research area, teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervise graduate students. A commitment to departmental and university service is expected, as is a willingness to engage with the wider community. A completed PhD at the time of appointment is expected.

The Department of Political Science is a dynamic and intellectually diverse teaching and research-oriented department. It is also one of the largest in the Faculty of Arts, with over 500 majors in Political Science and over 300 in its interdisciplinary International Relations Program. Approximately 40 graduate students are enrolled at any given time in its MA and PhD programs. Faculty are also responsible for supervision and teaching in a number of interdisciplinary programs, the School of Public Policy, and the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies.

For more information go to http://www.poli.ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary is a young, dynamic, comprehensive research university that has embarked on an ambitious plan to become one of Canada’s top five research universities by 2016. Human Dynamics in a Changing World: Smart and Secure Cities, Societies and Cultures has been identified as a targeted multidisciplinary research theme in pursuit of this goal. Vibrant, diverse, safe and community-minded, the City of Calgary has a population of just over 1 million and is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

Applicants should include a letter of application that outlines their current research activities, future research plans and teaching and supervisory experience. Applications should include this letter, along with a curriculum vitae, a sample of published work, statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Arrangements should be made for three confidential letters of reference to be forwarded under separate cover. Inquiries and materials (electronic preferred) should be directed to:

Dr. Brenda O’Neill, Head
Department of Political Science
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
Phone: 1-403-220-6710 Fax: 1-403-282-4773
Email: polihire @ ucalgary.ca

The review of applications will begin October 31st and will continue until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.

CHINA INSTITUTE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

The China Institute of the University of Alberta is seeking a post-doctoral fellow for a one year term with the possibility of extension. Shorter terms may also be considered.

The ideal candidate would have a PhD (or near completion) in economics, business, policy studies, political science or other relevant fields with established research interests in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Energy economics, Investment and trade policies. Knowledge of inward and outward investment policies of China would be desirable, but not essential.

The successful candidate would be expected to work with Professor Gordon Houlden, Director of the China Institute and other researchers in conducting research of the Chinese energy sector, Chinese FDI into Canada and economic relations between Canada and China. This will include Canadian investment policies involving Chinese investment flows into Canada and the Canadian energy sector in particular with regard to potential and actual Chinese investment. Additional research topics may include Chinese outbound investment flows into other regions, and infrastructure investments in Canada to build export and import capacity between Canada and Asia, as well as Chinese energy relationships with China’s other energy partners.

The post-doctoral fellow would also be welcome to conduct research on related topics of his/her own interest, and would be encouraged to publish while at the China Institute. Fluency in English is required and strong writing and analytical skills are essential.

The post-doctoral position will be accorded salary and benefits in accordance with policies for post-doctoral fellows at the University of Alberta. The China Institute would provide opportunities and financial support for the fellow to travel to conferences related to his/her field of research on behalf of the China Institute.

Candidates should submit their Cover Letter, C.V. with references and 2 relevant Writing Samples (25 pages or less each) to Ms. Jia Wang, Associate Director, China Institute at jia.wang @ ualberta.ca.

Application Deadline September 15th, 2014. More information about the position and the China Institute is available at http://www.china.ualberta.ca/en/About/Careers.aspx

GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY

Research Fellow, Grade 1

Reference: 500117
Element: Centre for Governance and Public Policy
Work type: Fixed term (three years)

Overview:
Griffith University is looking to appoint a Research Fellow in Politics. The fellowship is for a fixed period of three years. The fellowship is research-only for the first year, with a one course per year equivalent teaching load in each of the second and third years of the appointment.

This is a fixed term (three years), full time position based at the Nathan campus, Queensland, Australia.

Griffith University is located in South-East Queensland and is one of Australia's largest multi-campus universities, which is home to 43,000 students and 3,500 staff. These positions are based at the Nathan campus, Brisbane. Brisbane is the capital city of Queensland and is Australia's third largest city.

The role:
The successful candidate will be expected to publish with the leading journals and/or presses in the field, as well as conduct research broadly oriented around the themes of governance and public policy.

The Fellow will be a member of the Centre for Governance and Public Policy and associated with the School of Government and International Relations. In 2012 political science at Griffith University received the highest possible rating in the Australian government's research assessment exercise.

The person:
To be successful in the role candidates must have:
• a doctorate in political science or related field,
• a track record of publications in the leading book presses and/or leading international journals in the field;
• a demonstrated program of research in political science. Preference will be given to those candidates whose research focus is in any of the following areas: Public Policy, Political Philosophy, Comparative Politics (all areas), American Politics, Australian Politics
• evidence of the potential to obtain competitive research funding.
The successful candidate is expected to take up the position in 2015.

Salary range:
Research Fellow, Grade 1: AUD $65,698 - $77,281 per annum. Salary package including 17% superannuation contribution (pension scheme): AUD $76,867 - $90,420 per annum.

Further information:
Obtain the position description and application requirements by visiting http://jobs.griffith.edu.au/jobSearch.asp and searching for reference number 498240.

For position queries, contact Professor Haig Patapan, Director, Centre for Governance and Public Policy on h.patapan @ griffith.edu.au (enquiries only).

For application queries, contact Ms Tracey Magno, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 4061.

To APPLY, please visit http://jobs.griffith.edu.au/jobSearch.asp and searching for reference number 500117.

All applications must be submitted online.

Closing date: Friday 3 October 2014 at 4.30pm AEST.

UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH

Law and Politics/Criminal Justice

The Department of Political Science at the University of Guelph seeks an applicant with research and teaching interests in the area of Law and Politics/Criminal Justice studies for a tenure-track probationary appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with research interests related to the intersection of law and politics are invited to apply, although the department is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in any of the following areas: public policy and administration as it relates to crime and criminal justice, constitutionalism, human rights, or courts. The department is interested in scholars focused on national, international, or comparative dimensions of these fields. The department of Political Science contributes to the highly successful Criminal Justice and Public Policy program, one of the largest undergraduate programs in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences. It also participates in the graduate Masters program in Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs.

The deadline for this competition is October 1st, 2014, and is subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidate will commence their duties July 1, 2015.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Political Science, or an equivalent degree from a related discipline such as law, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and a strong record of scholarship appropriate to an entry-level tenure-stream position. Please submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, teaching evaluations, a writing sample, and three letters of reference in support of your application addressed to Dr. Byron M. Sheldrick, Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G2W1. Inquiries should be directed to sheldric @ uoguelph.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply.

INSTITUTE FOR STRATEGIC RESEARCH (IRSEM), MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (PARIS, FRANCE)

The Institute for Strategic Research (IRSEM), Ministry of Defense (Paris, France), is seeking three new colleagues in order to strengthen its team.

1 - Researcher on Strategic and/or Defense Studies

Under the supervision of his/her director of research field, he/she will be in charge of both carrying out scientific works and preparing events (seminars, conferences, workshops ...) on strategic and/or defense issues, broadly understood.

Profile

PhD holders who have published in defense and/or strategy, as they relate to contemporary security problems

2 - Researcher on Defense and Society

Under the authority of his/her director of research field, he/she will be in charge of both carrying out scientific works and preparing events (seminars, conferences ...) on defense and society. A preference will be given to those working on the relationship between defense and society in France.

Profile

PhD holders who have published in the field of defense and society, broadly understood

3 - Director of the research domain “Arms Industry”.

Under the supervision of the executive team, s/he will develop an ambitious research program in the field of arm industry, broadly understood; s/he will lead and supervise the team’s research activity (4-5 persons).

Profile:

Doctorate (and habilitation to conduct research, if required in your country)

Track record of peer-review publications in the sector of arm industry

International recognition, as evidenced by invitations to conferences, lectures, etc.

Active member of international networks devoted to arms industry

The research environment

The Institute for Strategic Research (IRSEM) is unique in its kind. Located within the Delegation aux Affaires Stratégiques of the French Ministry of Defense, it brings together scholars, military officers and public servants working on defense, strategic and security issues. There are more twenty researchers in residence and more than a hundred researchers affiliated with the Institute. This is a stimulating environment for scholars who want to be part of a truly exciting experience of challenging the theory-practice boundary. If you believe defense and security studies need to articulate rigorous conceptual apparatuses and empirical relevance, you will thrive within the Institute.

The Scientific Director of the Institute is professor Thierry Balzacq.

For more information, please contact Mr. Christian Mukwayanzo : 01 44 42 52 87. E-mail : christian.mukwayanzo @ defense.gouv.fr

07/2014

UNIVERSITÉ LAVAL

PROFESSOR IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC POLICY

The Department of Political Science Faculty of Social Sciences, Université Laval invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Public administration and public policy to begin June 1, 2015. Rank is open.

Duties include teaching at all three levels of study, supervising Master’s and Doctoral students, engaging in ongoing research and publication, contributing to the academic life and reputation of Université Laval, and all other activities foreseen by the Collective Agreement.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in political science or related disciplines (candidates who are near completion will also be considered), demonstrated excellence in teaching, peer-reviewed publications, and proficiency in the French language. Preference will be given to candidates having the capacity to teach methodology to all levels of study.

Applications must include a cover letter explaining the candidate’s research projects, curriculum vitae, one sample of scholarly writing, sample course outlines and teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence. Three confidential letters of reference must be mailed directly by the referees to the address below (e-mail accepted).

Application files should be addressed to François Petry, Directeur, Département de science politique, Université Laval, Pavillon Charles-De Koninck, 1030, avenue des Sciences-Humaines, local 3453, Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6, and sent by regular mail or, preferably, by e-mail at direction @ pol.ulaval.ca. For more information about the Department of Political Science, please consult the Web site at: http://www.pol.ulaval.ca. Closing date for receipt of applications is October 15, 2014.

The search process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all application files unless the applicant explicitly states that access to the application should be limited to the members of the search committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if and when the applicant is invited for an interview.

Université Laval provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

Valuing diversity, Université Laval encourages all qualified individuals to apply-particularly women, visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities-but priority will be given to Canadians and Canadian permanent residents.

MCGILL UNIVERSITY

Political Science - Assistant Professor (Comparative Political Behaviour)

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in Comparative Political Behaviour. This position requires advanced methodological skills, such as advanced quantitative methods, formal modelling, survey research methods and experimentation. The position is open as to theoretical specialization or regional focus but candidates who work on Canadian and/or American politics are preferred.

An applicant's record of performance must provide evidence of outstanding research potential and the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate level. The successful candidate also will be expected to contribute to teaching in the political methodology subfield in the Department, particularly at the graduate level.

Appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but appointment at a higher rank is possible under exceptional circumstances. Candidates should have already completed the PhD or be very near completion.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of reference, a sample of written work and material pertinent to teaching skills. The position start date is August 1, 2015.

For more information about the Department and University, visit our web site at: http://www.mcgill.ca/politicalscience/

The Department maintains a close affiliation with the Center for the Study of Democratic Citizenship (CSDC), (http://www.csdc-cecd.ca) which provides resources for Department members who specialize in political behaviour.

Inquiries about this position may be sent to the Chair of the Department, Hudson Meadwell, at hudson.meadwell @ mcgill.ca.

Review of applications will begin on October 6, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4276

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

MCGILL UNIVERSITY

Political Science - Assistant Professor (International Relations)

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in International Relations. This position requires advanced quantitative methodological skills. The position is open as to theoretical specialization or regional focus.

An applicant's record of performance must provide evidence of outstanding research potential and the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate level in international relations. The successful candidate also will be expected to contribute to teaching in the political methodology subfield in the Department, particularly at the graduate level.

Appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but appointment at a higher rank is possible under exceptional circumstances. Candidates should have already have completed the PhD or be very near completion.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of reference, a sample of written work and material pertinent to teaching skills. The position start date is August 1, 2015.

For more information about the Department and University, visit our web site at http://www.mcgill.ca/politicalscience/.

Inquiries about this position may be sent to the Chair of the Department, Hudson Meadwell, at hudson.meadwell@mcgill.ca

Review of applications will begin on October 6, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4274

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
POSITION# VAP-POSC-2014-002

The Department of Political Science seeks to fill a tenure-track position in International Relations. The successful candidate will have a PhD (or be close to completion) and a well-articulated program of research. The candidate will have begun a career in scholarly publishing. Candidates will be assessed based on their ability to carry out an independent research program that yields significant peer-reviewed publications, to compete successfully for external funding to support this research program, and to engage in effective teaching and supervision of graduate students. In addition, the appointee will be expected to teach core undergraduate and graduate International Relations courses. Applications must include: 1) a letter of application; 2) a detailed curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of the candidate’s ongoing or proposed research program; 4) a statement of teaching interests; 5) a sample of scholarly writing; 6) teaching evaluations or evidence of teaching effectiveness; 7) and the names and addresses of three referees. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Letters of application should be forwarded to:

Dr. Luke Ashworth, Professor and Head of Department of Political Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1B 3X9; email: lashworth@mun.ca.

Closing Date: November 7, 2014

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering di¬verse undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. With over 185 regular faculty members in 16 academic departments and a wide variety of interdisciplinary major, minor and diploma programs, the Faculty of Arts offers breadth, depth and diversity. Counting around 5000 students with declared majors or minors, and with strong graduate programs, the Faculty is committed to providing solid teaching and research support to new appointees. The Faculty of Arts houses, among other units, the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), ISER Books and the Digital Research Centre for Qualitative Fieldwork. It is also home to outstanding archival collections, including the Maritime History Archive, the Folklore and Language Archive and the Native Language Archive. Memorial’s Queen Elizabeth II Library has excellent holdings with the most extensive collection of journals in the region. Please see http://www.mun.ca/arts/.

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE – MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY
POSITION# VAP-POSC-2014-001

The Department of Political Science seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Comparative Politics (developing world). The successful candidate will have a PhD (or be close to completion) and a well-articulated program of research. The candidate will have begun a career in scholarly publishing. Candidates will be assessed based on their ability to carry out an independent research program that yields significant peer-reviewed publications, to compete successfully for external funding to support this research program, and to engage in effective teaching and supervision of graduate students. In addition, the appointee will be expected to teach core undergraduate and graduate Comparative Politics courses. Applications must include: 1) a letter of application; 2) a detailed curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of the candidate’s ongoing or proposed research program; 4) a statement of teaching interests; 5) a sample of scholarly writing; 6) teaching evaluations or evidence of teaching effectiveness; 7) and the names and addresses of three referees. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Letters of application should be forwarded to:

Dr. Luke Ashworth, Professor and Head of Department of Political Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1B 3X9; email: lashworth@mun.ca.

Closing Date: November 7, 2014

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering di¬verse undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. With over 185 regular faculty members in 16 academic departments and a wide variety of interdisciplinary major, minor and diploma programs, the Faculty of Arts offers breadth, depth and diversity. Counting around 5000 students with declared majors or minors, and with strong graduate programs, the Faculty is committed to providing solid teaching and research support to new appointees. The Faculty of Arts houses, among other units, the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), ISER Books and the Digital Research Centre for Qualitative Fieldwork. It is also home to outstanding archival collections, including the Maritime History Archive, the Folklore and Language Archive and the Native Language Archive. Memorial’s Queen Elizabeth II Library has excellent holdings with the most extensive collection of journals in the region. Please see http://www.mun.ca/arts/.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK

TENURE-TRACK POSITION

The Department of Political Science at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, N.B. invites applications for a tenure-track position in the field of International Relations at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2015, subject to final budgetary approval. We encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of teaching and research interests which may include foreign policy, international diplomacy, international relations theory, international political economy, international law, global civil society, gender and international relations, global environmental law and politics, or other specialized sub-topics. The ability to teach courses in a second sub-field of political science would be an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in graduate teaching and supervision in addition to teaching a range of undergraduate courses. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Political Science or a related field (completed or near completion). We seek applicants with a record of or demonstrated potential for excellence in university teaching and research.

Closing date for receipt of applications is September 30, 2014. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, materials relevant to teaching experience and a statement of research interests. Three confidential letters of reference should be forwarded directly by the referees. All application materials should be sent in hard copy to:

Paul Howe, Chair
Department of Political Science
University of New Brunswick
PO Box 4400
Fredericton, NB
E3B 5A3

For further inquiries about the position, please contact the Chair by phone or e-mail: phowe @ unb.ca ; (506) 458-7495.

Information on the Department and the University can be found at the department’s website: http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/arts/departments/politicalscience/

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicant should indicate current citizenship status.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to the principle of employment equity.

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA

School of Political Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences

Full-Time Faculty Position (at all ranks)

The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises nine departments, schools and institutes, which offer undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral programs in both English and French. With its 10,000 students, 260 full-time professors, and wide array of programs and research centres, the Faculty of Social Sciences plays a key role at the heart of the University of Ottawa. Its graduate students are supervised by excellent researchers and undertake cutting-edge research in the Faculty’s Master’s and Ph.D. programs.

The School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa is accepting applications for one (1) tenure-track position in the area of International Relations and/or Comparative Politics.

Priority will be given to candidates who can demonstrate expertise and a strong research and publication record in a combination of the following specializations: South Asia, South-East Asia, Political Economy; an interest in teaching quantitative and/or qualitative methodology would be an asset.

DUTIES

Conducting research and publishing activities
Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
Supervising Master’s and Ph.D. candidates
Participating in the University’s academic and administrative activities
Other activities as specified in the collective agreement

QUALIFICATIONS

Hold a PhD normally in Political Science, but candidates with a degree from another relevant field may be considered;
Demonstrate excellence in teaching and research;
Possess a strong publication and research track record.

BILINGUALISM

The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution and all professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences must be actively bilingual to obtain tenure. The language of work at the School of Political Studies is French.The University of Ottawa offers second-language training to staff members and their spouses.

HIRING CONDITIONS AND SALARY

These are set by the current collective agreement. Tenure-track positions are subject to budgetary approval.

STARTING DATE

July 1st, 2015

Consideration of applications will begin on October 6, 2014 and will continue until the position is successfully filled.

Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae and a letter indicating their teaching and research experience and interests. They must also indicate their French and English language abilities and submit copies of their main publications. Applicants must also request that three referees send letters of recommendation under separate cover.

All information and letters are to be sent directly to:

Claude Denis
Director, School of Political Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa
FSS Building, 120 University, Room 7005B
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

Fax: (613) 562-5371
Email: politi @ uottawa.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, according to government policy, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Equity is a University of Ottawa policy; women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

The Institute of Political Science of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile invites applications for two full-time tenure-track positions as Assistant Professor in International Relations broadly defined, including Global Studies, Security Studies, International Law, International Political Economy and Development. We welcome applicants with diverse regional focuses.

The Institute is among the highest ranked political science departments in Latin America. It offers undergraduate, M.A. and Ph.D. programs. Comprised of a highly international group of scholars, the Institute is a hub of theoretical, empirical and applied research in the region. Located in Chile’s capital, Santiago, the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in Latin America by the QS World University Rankings. It admits the most talented Chilean students to its undergraduate and graduate programs, and hosts thousands of exchange students and a steady stream of visiting professors from all over the world. Santiago is a vibrant metropolitan area and a short drive from Chile’s renowned pacific coast and spectacular Andean mountain range.

Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to high quality research, publication and teaching. Teaching obligations are limited to three courses per year. Fluency in Spanish is highly valued, but candidates who express the willingness to perfect intermediate proficiency are encouraged to apply. The Institute offers financial support for language classes.

Salary is competitive and complemented by research grants, travel stipends, and support for international exchanges. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Political Science (or its equivalent). ABDs are welcome to apply as long as they obtain their degree by the position’s starting date.

Applications should include a personal letter, curriculum vitae and a writing sample (journal article, book or dissertation chapter) that provides evidence of research performance. Applicants should also include teaching evaluations (if available) and course syllabi to assess teaching potential, graduate transcripts, an official copy of their B.A., M.A, and Ph. D. degrees, and three letters of recommendation.

Please direct informal inquiries or application packages (in either English or Spanish) by e-mail to Rodrigo Mardones ( rmardonesz@uc.cl), Chair of the Institute. Review of applications will begin immediately but the positions will remain open until filled. We will be available for interviews with prospective candidates at APSA 2014 in Washington D.C. The position’s starting date is March 1st, 2015 or July 1st, 2015.

Instituto de Ciencia Política, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Macul, Santiago, Chile. Phone: 56 (2) 2354-7815; http://www.cienciapolitica.uc.cl

UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Fellowships for Visiting Scholars, United States Studies Centre

The United States Studies Centre (ussc.edu.au) at the University of Sydney invites applicants for Visiting Scholar Fellowships for 2015-16 (June 1 2015-May 31 2016). A small number of stipends of up to $34,000 (AUD) will be available for academics who take leave from their home institutions and wish to spend 1-12 months at the US Studies Centre. To the greatest extent possible, the proposed period of the fellowship should fall in the Australian academic year (August-November 2015; March-June 2016). Funds are meant to supplement sabbatical or other salary; we are unable to provide additional research funds. The deadline for applications is 24 November 2014 for visits to begin as early as June 2015.

Our criteria for selection include: demonstrated evidence of first-rate scholarship on any aspect of American or U.S. studies; potential synergies with academic staff affiliated with the Centre; and willingness to interact with the larger Australian academic community. We expect that Fellows will use the stipend to make progress on a serious writing project for which the US Studies Centre will be credited for support and will, while in residence, make a formal presentation of the research.

In addition to an office, access to the University of Sydney library, and assistance in traveling to Australia and finding housing, the particular terms of the offer will be negotiated individually depending on duration of the visit and seniority of the candidate. Please note that we are unable to provide separate assistance for spouses or partners.

To apply, please send the following materials electronically to ussc.applications @ sydney.edu.au by 24 November 2014:

1) 3-4 page double-space proposed plan of work
2) CV
3) The names and email addresses of 2 references
4) Budget for period proposed

Successful applicants will be notified by the beginning of February.

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

Assistant Professor – Digital Media and Global Affairs
Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Closing date: September 15, 2014

The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Digital Media and Global Affairs. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2015.

Applicants must have a Ph.D.by date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants must have innovative research programs and teaching interests in global security, with a particular emphasis on cyber security, and interest or proven ability to work with multi-disciplinary research teams from across engineering and social sciences. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. The School is seeking candidates whose work engages with policy, with a deep understanding of new tools and techniques (such as data mining, analytics and crowd sourcing) and their impact on global security. Applicants must have an excellent theoretical knowledge of the core literature in their disciplines as well as superior research and teaching abilities. The Munk School of Global Affairs is also home to the Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory focusing on advanced research and development at the intersection of digital media, global security, and human rights, and we welcome applicants whose research integrates with the Citizen Lab’s resources and global network.

The successful candidate will be fully appointed in the professional Master of Global Affairs (MGA) program at the Munk School, and will be expected to contribute to the core teaching needs of the program. The Master of Global Affairs degree at the Munk School is an exciting, new professional graduate degree designed to equip students with knowledge and skills for careers in government and international institutions, the private sector, and NGOs.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at: http://uoft.me/academicopportunities Job# 1401282

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact munkschool.director @ utoronto.ca. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply . We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF format.

In addition to the online submission, applicants must also arrange for at least three referees to e-mail letters (PDF format, signed, on letterhead) directly to the department via email to the attention of Professor Janice Stein, Director, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, care of Sarah Namer at munkschool.director @ utoronto.ca. Letters must ARRIVE by the closing date, September 15, 2014. At least one of the three letters should comment on the candidate’s teaching.

For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs please visit us at: http://www.munkschool.utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

The University of Toronto invites applications for one joint tenure-stream appointment in the Department of Political Science (51%) and the School of Environment (49%). The appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Environmental Politics and will commence on July 1, 2015.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. The ideal candidate will focus on theoretical and empirical issues of Environmental Politics in a global or comparative perspective. Scholars with expertise in climate change, energy and natural resources, or global environmental governance are especially welcome to apply. Teaching responsibilities will be split across the two units. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in research and teaching.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We seek applications from candidates whose research program fits well with the Department and with the interdisciplinary focus of the School. The appointee will contribute to the education and training of undergraduate and graduate students in both the Department and the School. We encourage applicants to review both academic units’ research and teaching profiles prior to applying. Please visit our home pages: Department of Political Science http://politics.utoronto.ca/; School of the Environment http://www.environment.utoronto.ca/.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact Sari Sherman at chair.polisci @ utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS word format.

Applicants should ask three referees to send letters directly to the Chair of the Department of Political Science, Professor Louis W. Pauly, via e-mail at chair.polisci @ utoronto.ca by the closing date, October 1, 2014.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

The Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of Canadian Politics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2015.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter in Political Science and be able to demonstrate evidence of excellence in research and teaching. The ideal candidate is someone whose work focuses on theoretical and empirical issues of Canadian Politics. We especially welcome applications from those whose research promises to contribute broadly to advancing the field of Canadian politics in theory or methods or both.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We also seek a colleague who can communicate effectively as an undergraduate and graduate teacher. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate programs in Political Science offered by the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He or she will also be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto and will be expected to teach in its graduate programs and to supervise graduate students.

The Department of Political Science is a leading research-intensive department, with large undergraduate and graduate programs that bring together faculty from across the University of Toronto, including the Cities Centre, the Munk School of Global Affairs, and the School of Public Policy and Governance.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact Sari Sherman at chair.polisci @ utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS word format.

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the Chair of the Department of Political Science, Professor Louis W. Pauly, via e-mail at chair.polisci @ utoronto.ca by the closing date, October 10, 2014.

For more information about the Department of Political Science, please visit our home page at http://politics.utoronto.ca/

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO - MISSISSAUGA

The Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for one tenure-stream appointment in the field of International Relations. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2015.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in a related field by date of appointment or soon thereafter, and have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research in any substantive area of International Relations.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto Mississauga. The successful applicant will also become a full member of the Graduate Department of Political Science of the University of Toronto, and will undertake graduate teaching and supervision at the St. George campus.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply on-line by clicking on the link below.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

Please ensure to include a curriculum vitae, a writing sample (e.g., an article offprint or conference paper), materials relevant to teaching experience (e.g., course outlines and handouts, student survey results), and a statement outlining current and future research interests.

Please also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation (signed, on institutional letterhead) to be sent directly to Professor Edward Schatz, Chair, Department of Political Science, UTM at polsci.utm @ utoronto.ca.

To receive full consideration, applications and all materials (including letters of reference) must be received by September 30, 2014.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact lorna.taylor @ utoronto.ca.

For further information on the UTM Department and on the tri-campus Graduate Department, see http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/~w3pol/ and http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/polsci/.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO SCARBOROUGH

Position Title/Rank: Assistant Professor – Sociology (Req. 1401858)
Faculty: University of Toronto Scarborough
Deadline: October 27, 2014

The Department of Sociology at University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in Migration and Ethnic Diversity. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2015 or shortly thereafter.

We seek a candidate with expertise in the sociology of migration and/or race and ethnicity. Our ideal candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to equity and diversity. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Sociology by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates also must have a record of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, and exhibit experience and excellence in teaching. The candidate must have the ability to develop an independently funded research program. Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience. The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. The University also offers opportunities to work in a range of collaborative programs and centres of research. Successful candidates will teach in the undergraduate program at the University of Toronto Scarborough. They will also be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto and will be expected to teach in the graduate program and supervise graduate students.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1401858. Applications should include a cover letter describing their research agenda, current curriculum vitae, two writing samples, and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi). Please have your three letters of reference sent directly to the Chair’s attention at: sociology-ca@utsc.utoronto.ca

All application materials should be submitted online. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply . We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

The closing date for applications is October 27, 2014.

If you have questions about this position, please contact us at sociology-ca@utsc.utoronto.ca. For more information about the Department of Sociology at UTSC, please visit: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/sociology/. For information about the graduate department of sociology at the University of Toronto visit: http://www.sociology.utoronto.ca/graduate.htm

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

TENURE-TRACK POSITION WITH KOREAN/EAST ASIAN POLITICS FOCUS

The Department of Political Science at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Political Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The starting date for this position is July 1, 2015. Candidates must show promise of excellence in research and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in hand, but consideration will also be given to advanced candidates who will complete their degree by the beginning of the appointment. This position is made possible by funding from the Korea Foundation, so the successful candidate should have demonstrated expertise in Korean politics and be able to contribute to the study of Korean politics from a regional, global, and/or public policy perspective. Applicants with strong training in the theory and methods of comparative politics, international relations, and/or public policy are encouraged to apply.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information: http://www.regulations.utah.edu/humanresources/5-106.html.

The University of Utah is a Carnegie RU/VH research university. Candidates must have an active research agenda that will generate high-quality peer-reviewed publications and show promise of generating external research funding.

Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply: submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, samples of written work, teaching evaluations, and other supporting documentation no later than September 19, 2014, to the Korean Politics Search Committee at: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/32372. Information about the Department of Political Science can be found here: http://poli-sci.utah.edu/. Additional inquiries can be made to Mark Button, Chair, Department of Political Science: mark.button @ poli-sci.utah.edu.

UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO

Department of Political Science, Contemporary Political Theory

Applications are being accepted for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of contemporary political theory within the Department of Political Science in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2015. Candidates must have a PhD in Political Science or a related field. The successful candidate must be able to teach in the field of contemporary political theory, and must have demonstrated research expertise in this area. The successful candidate should also be able to contribute to teaching needs in one or more of the department¹s three core streams: global governance, politics and business, and public policy and administration. Excellence in teaching is expected and candidates must supply with their application a teaching dossier, including teaching philosophy, peer and/or student evaluations, and course syllabi. In addition to teaching and service for the Department of Political Science http://politicalscience.uwaterloo.ca the successful candidate will be expected to develop an active, externally-funded research program and to collaborate in the academic life of the department. Applications must include all of the following: a letter of application describing qualifications and the proposed research program; curriculum vitae; teaching dossier; three letters of reference, and a sample of academic writing. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application material should be sent to Dr. Gerard Boychuk via https://artsonline.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/PSCI. Reviewing of applications will begin on September 30, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities. "Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/watport/why-waterloo.