University at Albany, SUNY, Assistant Professor, International Relations; application review begins 15 October 2013

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Reference: JOB36710
Application deadline: CLOSED

Job Description:
The Political Science Department at the University at Albany, SUNY, is seeking a tenure-track colleague in International Relations. Rank: Assistant Professor. We are seeking a colleague who will primarily teach in a new professional international affairs masters program but who can also contribute to the research vitality and intellectual life of the Department. We welcome candidates with research interests in any area of international relations, however, we prefer candidates interested in conducting policy-oriented research. Prior experience in the policy world is not required but will be considered a plus, as would be any teaching experience in a professional international affairs masters program or teaching experience with synchronous or asynchronous distance learning. Evidence of successful pursuit of external funding and/or experience with experiential learning is a plus.

The department has 23 full-time members and offers degrees at the bachelors’, masters’, and doctoral level. The department is part of the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, a nationally-ranked public affairs school. Rockefeller College will be offering courses in the new professional international affairs masters program in both Albany and New York City. The new colleague will be expected to teach core and elective courses in the international affairs program, assist with masters student recruitment, advising and placement and, as appropriate, assist in Political Science doctoral student mentoring and training. Teaching load is two courses per semester. Salary and benefits are competitive.

The University at Albany ( was established in 1844 and designated one of four University Centers in the State University of New York in 1962. The University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,000 diverse students in ten schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Candidates should have an earned Ph.D. in hand by starting date (strongly preferred), from a college or university accredited by a USDOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization, but advanced ABDs will be considered. Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to work with and instruct culturally diverse groups of people.

Additional Information:
Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant Professor, Competitive

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Applicants MUST submit the following documents online via Interview Exchange:

  • Statement of interest
  • Curriculum Vita
  • A writing sample or publications
  • Any available evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as syllabi and student evaluations)

Candidates should also arrange to have a full dossier (including graduate transcript and at least three letters of reference) submitted to: OR mailed to:

Kristin Mason
Dean's Office
Rockefeller College, Milne 102
University at Albany, SUNY
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

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A review of applications will start on October 15, 2013 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

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