Khaled Chair in Political Science and International Policy

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Vacancy Number: F-00264 Position Title: Khaled Chair in Political Science and International Policy Classification Title: Faculty Department: Political Science and Public Admin. Employment Type: Full-Time Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in political science, international affairs, international relations, public policy, or a related discipline.

Job Open Date: 02/09/2021 Job Close Date: Quick Link Position Profile Link
School: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Contract Type: Nine (9) Months Tenure Track: Yes Salary Band: N/A Special Instructions to Applicant:

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Auburn University at Montgomery invites applications for the endowed Khaled Chair in Political Science and International Policy, starting in August 2021. Appointment will be made at the associate or full professor level depending on the applicant’s credentials. We seek a diverse pool and will consider applicants with any specialization in international relations. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in political science, international affairs, international relations, public policy, or a related discipline.

The successful applicant will be expected to work closely with the department chair to expand the masters and doctoral programs, including recruitment and program development. Teaching expectations include undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of expertise. The position comes with a summer research stipend, research and travel support, a graduate assistant, and a reduced teaching load.

Review of applications will begin March 12, 2021. To apply, complete an online application at and upload the following materials: 1) a letter of application to include areas of specialization, current and future research agenda, teaching areas with course titles and teaching philosophy, and most significant professional service; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two recent writing samples; 4) graduate transcript (official transcript will be needed at time of hire); and 5) contact information for at least three professional references. Separately, three confidential letters of reference are required and must be sent by email to by the application deadline.

About the University/College

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration includes eight tenure-track faculty and offers an undergraduate and master’s degree in political science and a nationally ranked, NASPAA -accredited master’s degree in public administration. We also offer a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Policy jointly with Auburn University’s Department of Political Science.

Auburn University at Montgomery ( AUM ), a comprehensive public university, is the metropolitan campus of Auburn University. Located in the state capital on a 500-acre campus, AUM enrolls approximately 5000 undergraduate and graduate students and attracts a diverse student body. AUM is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top twenty-five Comprehensive Regional Universities in the South and by the Princeton Review as one of the best colleges in the Southeast. Montgomery is a diverse city offering an array of cultural and recreational opportunities including the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, world-class museums and memorials including the new Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a ballet company, a natural habitat zoo, a chamber music society, an independent film theater, and the Montgomery Biscuits Double-A baseball team; it is home to Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base and Air University, Hyundai Motor’s first U.S. production facility, and the headquarters of leading non-profits including Equal Justice Initiative and the Southern Poverty Law Center. The campus is within a two-and-a-half-hour drive to Atlanta, ninety minutes to Birmingham, and less than three hours to the Gulf Coast.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

While this position is open until filled, Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right to stop accepting applications once interviewing has begun.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Writing/Publication Sample
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Professional Reference Sheet
  5. Transcript(s)
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Transcript(s)
  2. Statement on Teaching and Research
  3. Teaching Evaluations/Syllabi
  4. Additional Supporting Documents
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