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Bowdoin College, the Department of Government and Legal Studies, invites applications for a tenure-track position in International Relations at the Assistant Professor/Instructor level beginning in the fall of 2013. Ph.D. completed by date of appointment preferred; evidence of promise in teaching and scholarship expected. We seek a person broadly trained in International Relations; focus on Middle East politics is preferred although other areas of specialization will be considered. Teaching load is two courses each semester.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.

A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 30% students of color, 4% International students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs. For further information about the college please visit our website:

Bowdoin College offers strong support for faculty research and teaching. We recognize that recruiting and retaining faculty may involve considerations of spouses and domestic partners. To that end, where possible, the College will attempt to accommodate and respond creatively to the needs of spouses and partners of members of the faculty. For further information about the college and the department, see our website at Review of applications will begin on October 01, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. We will also be holding preliminary interviews at the 2012 APSA meeting in New Orleans.

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