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Assistant Professor, Political Science (Global Politics)

Carleton University

Field of Specialization: Global Politics
Academic Unit: Political Science
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-Track)
Rank/Position Title: Assistant Professor
Start Date: July 1, 2019
Closing Date: Consideration of complete applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled

About the Position:
The Department of Political Science invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track appointment in Global Politics. We are open to a range of expertise including foreign policy, security and conflict studies, and global governance and civil society.

About the Academic Unit:
The Department of Political Science at Carleton University is one of the largest in Canada. Dating back to 1942, it offers programs of study at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. Our faculty teach and research in the sub-fields of International Relations, Comparative Politics, Political Theory, Canadian Politics and Public Policy. For more information about the Department of Political Science, please visit: https://carleton.ca/polisci/.

We are also part of the Faculty of Public Affairs, which brings together twelve departments and schools focused on preparing students to apply scholarly knowledge to the practical world. One of the landmark programs of the Faculty is the Bachelor of Global and International Studies (BGinS), an interdisciplinary degree within which Political Science offers the Global Politics specialization.

Qualifications:
The candidate must hold a PhD or be very close to completion, have a demonstrated publishing and scholarly record, and evident potential for high-quality independent future research output. The candidate must demonstrate teaching excellence or clear potential for such excellence.

We seek a candidate with evidence of ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment and with an active interest in experiential education practices. The candidate will be expected to teach in the Global Politics (GPOL) stream of the BGinS program, including potentially the GPOL internship, as well as offer undergraduate and graduate International Relations courses in the Department of Political Science.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit their applications electronically in three PDF files: (1) the first containing a cover letter and CV; (2) the second containing a statement of research interests and samples of the candidate's research, ideally including peer-reviewed publications; and (3) the third containing a teaching portfolio with evidence of teaching experience. They should also arrange to have three referees send supporting letters electronically.

All application materials should be directed to: Ms. Sandy Herbert, Department Administrator, Department of Political Science, Carleton University at sandy.herbert@carleton.ca.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:
Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 29,000 students, 950 academic faculty, and 2,000 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital city has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit www.carleton.ca/provost.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be taken into careful consideration.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

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