POSITION  The Department of Political Science and International Relations at Antalya International University (AIU) invites applicants for two Open Rank faculty positions in Political Science and two Open Rank faculty positions in International Relations. Successful candidates are expected to start in Fall 2017.  For the two faculty positions in Political Science we are seeking candidates with research interests in democracy and democratization, political institutions, party systems, elections and voting behavior, political culture, political psychology and political communication. Candidates who have research expertise in quantitative research methodology and/or a focus on Eurasia are encouraged to apply.  For the two faculty positions in International Relations we invite candidates with research focus on International Security and traditional theories of International Relations. Candidates who have regional expertise in Middle East or East Asia are encouraged to apply.  JOB QUALIFICATIONS  Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Political Science, International Relations or a closely related discipline by July 1st, 2017. Highly accomplished scholars possessing a distinguished research and teaching record may be considered for the rank of associate or full professor. We seek candidates who will demonstrate active scholarship, significant potential and promise of teaching effectiveness and excellence, student advising abilities and experience as well as other services to the department, school, profession and the community. Publishing in premier journals, particularly those listed under the Social Science Citation Index, is expected and is presented with monetary bonus through the faculty research productivity program. Candidates are also expected to have administrative responsibilities such as serving in faculty and/or departmental committees and student related activities. AIU is a premier research university with a teaching load of 3+3 per academic year. The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of faculty members who are recognized leaders in their fields and place a high value on collaboration and collegiality.  TO APPLY  Qualified candidates should send a letter of application along with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a publication or a research paper, teaching evaluations (if available), and contact information of three referees.  Applications for faculty position in Political Science should be submitted as a single PDF document via email at: polsci_recruitment@antalya.edu.tr.  Applications for faculty position in International Relations should be submitted as a single PDF document via email at: intrel_ recruitment@antalya.edu.tr.  All inquiries about the application process should be addressed to Dr. Christos Kourtelis, Vice Head of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at christos.kourtelis@antalya.edu.tr     To be eligible for first round of review, all application materials must be received by January 15th, 2016. However, applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.   THE UNIVERSITY & THE CITY  AIU, located in Antalya, Turkey, is a newly established university which strives to be the leading premier research university, and provide world-class education, with a distinguished academic team dedicated to research, teaching, and service. The Department of Political Science and International Relations offers an undergraduate degree in Political Science and International Relations in English. Funded research grant projects and other consulting opportunities are also available. Antalya is located in the Turkish Rivera and it is the capital of Turkish tourism due to its Mediterranean climate, picturesque scenery, lovely beaches, historical sites, and welcoming people.

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