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The Government Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the politics of the Middle East. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to Hamilton’s program in Middle East and Islamic World Studies.

Appointment begins July 1, 2016. ABD or Ph.D. required. Five courses per year with competitive salary and research and travel support. Please submit curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, writing sample, a list of courses the applicant is prepared to teach, evidence of teaching performance, and arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation to Interfolio at, addressed to Philip Klinkner, Chair, Government Department, Hamilton College. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment. Previous experience teaching or working with diverse student populations is an asset. We will begin consideration of applications on October 1 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants wishing to be interviewed at the APSA should submit materials by August 15. Questions can be sent to

Hamilton College ( is a residential liberal arts college located in the Mohawk Valley of upstate New York; for applicants with dual-career considerations, Hamilton participates in the regional Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, which posts additional area employment opportunities Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

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