Academic Job: Asst. Professor in Contemporary Russian Politics/Int. Relations (Indiana U.)

Deadline for Applications: November 28, 2016

Position Summary:

The Department of International Studies and the Russian Studies Workshop at the School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University invite applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Contemporary Russian Politics/International Relations to commence August 1, 2017. While all sub-fields will be considered, preference will be given to those whose research and teaching focus on Russia’s role in the world, including Russian foreign policy, political economy, international organizations, or security.

Candidates should demonstrate broad theoretical interests, an active research agenda, and the promise of publication in high quality venues. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate policy-relevant research, excellence in appropriate research methods, and proficiency in Russian. In addition to maintaining an impressive research program, the holder of this position must possess strong teaching credentials. She or he is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should have or expect to receive a doctoral degree by August 2017.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
To ensure full consideration applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of reference, copies of research publications and course syllabi, and teaching evaluations (if available) by November 28, 2016. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. To apply: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/2925 Questions may be referred to Prof. Regina Smyth (rsmyth@indiana.edu).

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates should demonstrate broad theoretical interests, an active research agenda, and the promise of publication in high quality venues. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate policy-relevant research, excellence in appropriate research methods, and proficiency in Russian. In addition to maintaining an impressive research program, the holder of this position must possess strong teaching credentials. She or he is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should have or expect to receive a doctoral degree by August 2017.

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