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[Political Science, Edison State College, Fort Myers, Florida][]

"Edison currently seeks a full-time Professor of Political Science. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses in American National Government and International Relations. The successful candidate must also demonstrate the ability to successfully lead the Collegiate Model United Nations. Doctoral degree is preferred; however, ABDs will be considered. Candidates should be passionate educators who demonstrate a mastery of their specific discipline; a deep commitment to the college mission of fostering student success, encouraging critical competencies in dealing with diverse societies, beliefs, and norms; and engaging student in the ambiguities and issues including ethics, dominance, imperialism, income inequalities, and non-western perspectives." 

Assistant Professor in Political Science--International Politics, Manhattanville College, New York[]

The Department of Political Science and Legal Studies at Manhattanville College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in Political Science, at the Assistant Professor level, in the area of International Politics, to begin August 2014, pending final budgetary approval. PhD in Political Science is required as is teaching experience, preferably at a liberal arts college. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher and have interests in International Politics, International Relations, and International Security. Candidates should be prepared to teach introductory courses in International Politics and Comparative Politics and preferably also Introduction to Political Science and/or Introduction to American Government. Teaching load is seven 3-credit courses per year. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the General Education Curriculum. The position also requires advising undergraduates, supervision of undergraduate research, a commitment to scholarship, college-wide service, and participation in college activities.

March 6: invited for a video interview

University of Calgary, Politics of Cities[]

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, 2014. The area of specialization should be in the Politics of Cities. Applicants must have demonstrated expertise and an ongoing research programme that relates to cities and the contemporary challenges they confront. The Department particularly welcomes applicants working on issues of security and sustainability in megacities, urbanization in the global South, or the role of cities in multi-level governance.

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 and roughly 40 graduate students, offering BA, MA and PhD degrees. 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 .

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. Within the Faculty of Arts, the Interdisciplinary Program in Urban Studies and the search for a Canada Research Chair in Global Urban Studies (Tier II) underscore a similar commitment to the research area. 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


The review of applications will begin January 30, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

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