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The American University of Rome invites applications for the position of Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations. The position is full time for two years, beginning in September 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in International Relations, Political Science, Modern Political History or associated disciplines, will demonstrate international excellence in research, and will have a strong commitment to teaching at undergraduate level in areas of relevance to the Department’s curriculum. Proven capability to work and teach across disciplines is a plus. A specialization or interest in Italy and the wider Mediterranean area is an advantage. Recent experience within the American university system may also be an advantage.
The successful candidate will teach an average of three courses per semester, advise and monitor the progress of students, and contribute to the development of the curriculum (such as field trips and internships) and extra-curricular activities (including conferences). S/he will also serve the University through membership of committees and other functions coordinated by the Chair of Department, Provost or President. The person appointed will report to the Chair of Department.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application and CV with three referees to email@example.com (Ref. PROV 2/2012 and candidate’s full name in the subject field). The letter of application should include a reasoned statement of why the candidate wishes to be in Rome. Applications without this statement will not be considered.
This well established department currently offers a BA in International Relations and Global Politics, and minors in Global Politics, International Relations, and Social Science, and the person appointed will contribute to the further growth of the Department by raising its academic profile through an active program of scholarship and building upon a reputation for excellence in teaching.
Level: Associate Professor
Salary: €38,000-€43,000 depending on qualifications and experience.
Start Date: September 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Teach six courses per academic year, including undergraduate upper level courses in the area of specialization and lower-level course within the broader range of courses covered within the Department;
Maintain and pursue an active research agenda;
Contribute to and ensure outcomes assessment for courses and the program as directed by the Chair of Department;
Advise up to fifteen students;
Provide institutional service through, for example, service on university-wide committees;
Assist with recruitment and promotion of the International Relations Department;
Such other duties as may be assigned by the Chair, Provost or President.
Review of applications will begin immediately.
Candidates on the long shortlist will be interviewed by phone or skype and will be asked for three reference letters.
Shortlisted candidates will be called to interview in Rome during the Spring semester. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit three samples of their recent work.