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MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, the Department of Political Science, invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track position in Comparative Politics to begin in September 2014. We seek candidates with a regional specialization in the Middle East and North Africa, and competency in Arabic or one of the other major Middle Eastern languages. Teaching responsibilities would include an introductory course in Comparative Politics, and two-to-three upper level offerings dealing with the region. Some of these upper level offerings will contribute to our interdisciplinary programs in International and Global Studies and/or International Politics and Economics. Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor or Instructor. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application addressed to the Middle East Search Committee Chair with a statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, sample of scholarly work, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability. Requests for interviews at the 2013 APSA/Chicago conference should be included with the application material. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Requests for interviews at the 2013 APSA/Chicago conference should be submitted to Interfolio with a letter of application and CV by August 19, 2013. More information at:

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