U New England Job: International Relations (Australia)

Job adsLecturer in International RelationsUniversity of New England, Australia – School of Humanities. Deadline: 1 January 2018

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive. 

The School of Humanities offers an exciting and challenging academic program covering the disciplines of Political & International Studies, Classics & Ancient History, Archaeology, History, Indigenous Studies, Peace Studies, and Philosophy & Religious Studies. Established in the early 1970s, Politics has a long and well-established tradition of high-quality teaching and internationally recognised research. Currently the School is seeking a dynamic academic for the role of Lecturer in International Relations with focus on Asian politics. 

 

Pontifical Catholic U Job: International Relations (Chile)

Job adsAssistant or Associate Professor in International RelationsPontifical Catholic University of Chile – The Institute of Political Science, Closes: November 1, 2017

The Institute of Political Science (ICP) of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position (Assistant or Associate Professor) in International Relations. The University strongly values diversity and we encourage members of all nationalities and backgrounds to apply.

The ICP is among the highest ranked political science departments in Latin America.  Comprised of a highly international group of scholars, it is a hub of theoretical, empirical and applied research in the region. The ICP offers undergraduate, M.A. and Ph.D. programs. It admits the most talented Chilean students to its undergraduate and graduate programs, and hosts a large number of exchange students and a steady stream of visiting professors from all over the world.  Santiago is a vibrant metropolitan area and a short drive from Chile’s renowned pacific coast and spectacular Andean mountain range.

Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to high quality research, publication and teaching.  Teaching obligations are limited to three courses per year.  Fluency in Spanish is valued, but candidates who express the willingness to perfect basic proficiency are encouraged to apply. The ICP offers financial support for language classes and courses may initially be taught in English.

U Edinburgh Job Ad: International Relations/Middle East

Job adsCareer Development Fellow in International Relations/Politics of the Middle EastUniversity of Edinburgh – Politics and International Relations. Closes: August 11, 2017

The University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a Career Development Fellow in Politics/International Relations of the Middle East, in the School of Social and Political Science. Applicants should have recently obtained, or be close to obtaining, a PhD in a relevant area, and should provide evidence of ability to deliver excellent university-level teaching and research.

This full-time (35 hours per week), fixed-term post is available for three years from 1 September 2017.

 

U College London Job Ad: Global Politics (UK)

Teaching Fellow in Global Politics, University College London – UCL School of European Languages, Culture and Society – Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry (UK)

The UCL Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry invites applications for the post of Teaching Fellow in Global Politics. The successful candidate will be expected to take up the position on 1 September 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is fixed-term for 12 months.

The post holder will teach four courses or equivalent – an approximate total of 80 contact hours of teaching – at graduate level. He or she will be required to mark and assess work completed for these and, at the discretion of the Chair of CMII, other courses, assist in the preparation of timed examination papers to be taken in the summer term, supervise MA dissertations, participate in CMII PhD and MA dissertation presentations, hold office hours, attend meetings concerning the courses that he or she teaches, and complete mandatory training requirements that he or she may, in accordance with UCL policy, need to take.

The post holder will have a Postgraduate qualification or equivalent within the area of Global Politics, Comparative Politics, or International Relations.

Closing Date: 7 July 2017
Part-Time: 18.25 hours per week (50% FTE)

 

Oxford Brookes U Job Ad: International Relations (UK)

Reader in International Relations
Oxford Brookes University – Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Department of Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University wishes to appoint a full-time Reader in International Relations. As part of an expansion of the International Relations and Politics programme, we are seeking applicants in any area of International Relations whose research and teaching interests complement existing strengths in the International Relations and Politics programme. The post holder will contribute to the leadership of research in International Relations, having published monographs and/or articles in leading peer-reviewed outlets and developed funding bids. The post holder will teach modules in their own area of specialism and contribute to other teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level on modules available to International Relations and Politics students, and will take an active role in the enhancement of quality in teaching.

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing national and international recognition in the peer community through a sustained programme of research and/or knowledge exchange activity
  • Teaching and examining undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Supervising and examining PhD students
  • Developing programme and course proposals, shaping and influencing curriculum development and innovations in teaching practice
  • Mentoring less experience staff, contributing to the development of teams and individuals and providing advice on career development

You should have:

  • A PhD in International Relations or closely related discipline
  • Experience of initiating, developing and delivering high quality research and publishing articles of international standing
  • Demonstrable ability to teach International Relations at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Research and teaching interests that complement existing strengths in the International Relations and Politics programme

Vienna School of International Studies Postdoc: International Relations (Austria)

PostdocsPostdoctoral Fellow in International Relations
Vienna School of International Studies
Closes: 16th April 2017

The Vienna School of International Studies (Diplomatische Akademie Wien) is proposing the appointment of a Postdoctoral Fellow in International Relations for two years, from 25 September 2017. Geared towards promoting the professional development of the appointee, he/she will focus on his/her own research and do a limited amount of graduate teaching.

The successful candidate must hold – or have evidence of the imminent completion of – a doctorate in Political Science/International Relations. A record of research achievement at the international level, a strong agenda for future research and previous teaching experience – preferably at graduate level – are essential.

The Vienna School of International Studies is a professional school, specialized in the interdisciplinary training of graduate students, and an associate member of APSIA. The presence of international organizations in Vienna makes for excellent research opportunities, in particular for research dealing with global governance and multilateralism broadly defined.

Central European U Job Ad: International Relations (Hungary)

Assistant Professor in International Relations
Department of International Relations
Central European University
Budapest, Hungary
Closes: 21st March 2017

Starting date: August 1, 2017

The Department of International Relations at Central European University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in International Relations with an emphasis in the field of International Organization, encompassing teaching and research responsibilities related to transnational or international integration processes, and formal and informal international institutions.

Preference will be given to applicants with rigorous methodological training and commitment to methodological pluralism. Further advantages include regional expertise in the European, post-Soviet or Middle East areas, a track record of fieldwork research and/or policy or civic engagement.

Applicants should have, or be close to completing, a PhD in international relations, political science, or sociology and provide evidence for high level achievements to date or outstanding potential in research and teaching. Specific responsibilities include teaching three graduate courses per academic year, master’s and doctoral supervision, engaging in high quality academic research, and attracting external research grants.

Review of applications will begin 3 April 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is located in Budapest and accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s promotes high level research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both Master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls about 1400 students from nearly 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty from over 40 countries, and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

Johns Hopkins U SAIS Europe Job Ad: International Relations (Italy)

Assistant Professor of International Relations (Tenure-Track)
Johns Hopkins University, SAIS Europe, Bologna, Italy
Closes: 9th March 2017

Founded in 1943 and a Johns Hopkins division since 1950, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) has been educating global leaders for more than 70 years. As a highly selective graduate institution with a distinguished faculty, SAIS consistently ranks as one of the top schools of international relations in the world. SAIS was founded to provide a practical approach to training students in international leadership and foreign relations, and to provide mid-career educational opportunities for those already working in related fields. To learn more about SAIS, visit www.sais-jhu.edu. 

Position:
SAIS is seeking to appoint a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor in international relations (IR). Candidates who combine their work in international relations with an interest in international security would have an advantage; candidates with an interest in international law, conflict management, international development, or the foreign policy of the United States are also encouraged to apply. Candidates should be able to teach an introductory course in IR theory at the graduate level.

The position is located at the SAIS Europe campus in Bologna, Italy. The goal is to fill the position with an appointment starting on or soon after July 1, 2017. Interviews will be held in Bologna, Italy.

Qualifications:
A Ph.D. awarded by June 2017 will be a condition for employment. The ideal applicant will have strong academic credentials and a commitment to improve public policy. A record of excellence in teaching and publication record would be a distinct advantage.

Application:
Electronic submissions are preferred. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details for three people who can provide letters of reference should be submitted to: SAISEuropeIRSearch@jhu.edu

Applications will be reviewed beginning February 15, 2017 and will be accepted until a final decision is made. Inquiries may be made to Professor Erik Jones (erik.jones AT jhu.edu).

U Exeter Job Ad: International Relations

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in International Relations (Education and Research)
University of Exeter – College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Closes: 2nd February 2017

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one percent of institutions globally. In the last few years we have invested strategically to deliver more than £350 million worth of new facilities across our campuses with significant plans for further investment between now and 2016. Combining world class research with excellent and innovative education we now have over 19,000 students. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) the University of Exeter was ranked 16th nationally with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. The University of Exeter is ranked 7th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide league table, 10th in The Complete University Guide and 12th in the Guardian University Guide.

The posts of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in International Relations will contribute to extending the research profile of Critical International Relations at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to Critical Security Studies, International Political Economy, International Political Theory, Postcolonialism or Feminism. An area specialism is desirable.

To be appointed at Lecturer level you will hold a PhD (or be nearing completion) or equivalent in International Relations or a closely related discipline and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in an active field of Critical International Relations research related or complementary to existing Exeter strengths. You should also be able to demonstrate the following qualities and characteristics: a strong record in attracting research funding, or demonstrable potential to attract such funding; teamwork skills to work in collaboration with existing group members; an active and supportive approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and externally; the attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development; the aptitude to develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning; and enthusiasm for delivering undergraduate and graduate programmes.

For appointments at Senior Lecturer level you must be qualified to PhD level in International Relations or a closely related discipline and be able to demonstrate a strong potential for research leadership with a track record in refereed publications and proven success in significant grant capture. You will also be expected to contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels on a range of Politics and International Relations programmes.

We encourage proactive engagement with business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. We therefore particularly welcome applications from academic staff with strong connections and funded projects with business and community partners and who are involved in projects which develop impact. At Exeter our academics benefit from specialist support for external engagement and development from our Innovation, Impact and Business directorate.

Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order
University of Louisville

The Award in World Order is accompanied by a prize of $100,000, which is presented in full during the awards ceremony.
Deadline: January 31, 2016

The Grawemeyer Award For Ideas Improving World Order is presented annually to the winner of a competition designed to stimulate the recognition, dissemination and critical analysis of outstanding proposals for improving world order.

Submissions will be judged according to originality, feasibility and potential impact, not by the cumulative record of the nominee. They may address a wide range of global concerns including foreign policy and its formation; the conduct of international relations or world politics; global economic issues, such as world trade and investment; resolution of regional, ethnic or racial conflicts; the proliferation of destructive technologies; global cooperation on environmental protection or other important issues; international law and organization; any combination or particular aspects of these, or any other suitable idea which could at least incrementally lead to a more just and peaceful world order.

The university committee overseeing the award invites nominations from throughout the world by individual political scientists expert in the area, by professional associations of political scientists or related disciplines in international relations, by university presidents or by publishers and editors of journals and books in political science and world affairs. Self-nominations will not be considered.