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Assistant Professor - International Relations

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Job Title
Assistant Professor - International Relations

Academic Affairs

Politicl Sci & International Studies

Work Status
Full Time

Position Category


Pay Range
Commensurate with experience

Commensurate with experience

Commensurate with experience

Fund Source
State Support

Job Duties

The Department of Political Science at Morgan State University invites applicants to apply for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Assistant Professor must hold the Ph. D in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations. The Assistant Professor is expected to teach undergraduate and upper-level courses as well as graduate courses in International Studies. The courses include International Relations, Political Theory, Comparative Governments, and Foreign Affairs. The Assistant Professor is expected to teach one regional area such as Europe, sub-Sahara Africa, Asia, Middle East and North Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America. Occasionally, the applicant may teach critical topics such as International Problems, Politics of Climate Changes, and Migration and must be willing to engage in inter/transdisciplinary collaborations in teaching.

In addition to teaching, duties will include research, service to the program, university, and the community, especially initiating and participating in student-centered activities, and helping students to develop skills that are fundamental to a liberal education such as critical thinking and analytical writing.

Requested Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from an accredited College or University.

The successful candidate is expected to commit to excellence; to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all students; contribute to student learning and an ability and willingness to participate actively in the Department’s advisement of students and service responsibilities.

Other Preferences for Consideration

Previous teaching experience preferred.

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Special Instructions to Applicant

Please upload the following documents to your application, prior to submission:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing Sample
  • Statement of Teaching/Research Philosophy
  • Copy of Unofficial Transcripts
  • List contact information of at least three refences within the reference page of your application.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. * Are you a current, past, or retired Morgan State University employee? Are you a current, past, or retired State employee? If YES to current, past, or retired STATE employee, please state the agency. If not applicable, put N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you currently have a PhD?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts (unofficial )
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Writing Sample
  6. Research Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Syllabus Sample
  2. Supporting Document

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