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The Department of Politics and International Relations invites applications to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a scholar engaged in comparative politics research with a focus on the Middle East. Subject to budget availability, the start date will be on or about August 26, 2012. Applicants should have an International Relations/Studies or Political Science Ph.D. or expect to have it by the start date. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students in political science and international relations. The Department is home to more than 1,600 undergraduate majors, over 100 graduate students, and 40 full-time faculty in the School of International and Public Affairs.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 505065 at and attach in a single pdf file a cover letter detailing research interests and teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations. Additionally, three letters of recommendation should be mailed to: Prof. Eduardo Gamarra, Chair, Search Committee – Comp. Politics, Dept. of Politics & International Relations, Florida International University, 11200 S.W. 8th Street, SIPA 440, Miami, Florida 33199. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 17, 2012. Review will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to the search chair, Dr. Eduardo Gamarra,

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity,

Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.

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