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Assistant Professor, Politics & International Relations

Mount Allison University

The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor and will commence on August 1, 2020, subject to budgetary approval.

Candidates should possess, or be nearing completion of, a Ph.D. in Political Science and have a record of research and undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the equivalent of five 3-credit courses in the Political Science and/or International Relations Program, including:
• One section of POLS-1001 (Foundations of Politics)
• Two of the following 3-credit second year courses, POLS-2301 (Introduction to International Relations), POLS-2001 (Democratic Thought), or POLS-2221 (Introduction to Comparative Politics)
• One of the following 3-credit third year courses, POLS-3331 (American Foreign Policy), POLS-3311 (International Political Economy) or POLS-3991 (Special Topic in Political Science), preferably in the field of international relations.
• One 3-credit fourth year course in their area of expertise, POLS-4991 (Special Topic in Political Science), preferably in the field of international relations.

Prospective candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of effective teaching, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. James Devine
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Politics and International Relations
144 Main Street
Mount Allison University
Sackville, New Brunswick
E4L 1A7
email: jtdevine@mta.ca (electronic submissions are accepted)

The closing date for receipt of applications is March 31st, 2020.

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.