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Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a tenure track appointment in comparative politics or international relations, with a specialization in Middle East politics, beginning August 2014. The appointment is at the level of Assistant Professor; PhD in Political Science required by August 2014. Candidates will teach courses in Middle East politics along with other graduate and undergraduate courses in comparative politics and/or international relations. The teaching load is 2/2. The Department offers BA, MA, and MPA degrees.

All applications must be made online at, and must include a curriculum vitae; a cover letter that includes research plans and teaching interests; and a short statement of teaching philosophy. Graduate transcripts, one single-authored writing sample, a summary of recent teaching evaluations (if possible, officially produced), syllabi, and three current letters of recommendation should be sent by post to: Dr. Timothy Lomperis, Department of Political Science, Saint Louis University, 3750 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108.

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Timothy Lomperis,, 314-977-3044, or call the department office, 314-977-3035.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received after October 15, 2013 cannot be assured full consideration.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and application from women and minorities.

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