Assistant Professor, International Relations

Columbia, MO
Aug 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 23884
Location Columbia

Job Description

The Department of Political Science invites applications for an assistant professor position focused on international relations, to begin in the Fall Semester of 2018. Competitive applicants will have a clear research agenda, strong theoretical orientation, strong methodological skills, evidence of their ability to publish in highly ranked journals and academic presses, and potential for teaching effectiveness at the graduate and undergraduate level. Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research interests, three writing samples, and at least three current letters of recommendation. We will begin reviewing applications on September 15. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

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Application Materials

Please apply on-line at: Merge your CV with a brief cover letter and upload the document in the Resume/CV section of the application. Applicants should include their research statement and writing samples in the "attachments" portion of the online application system. Reference letters should be sent electronically to or by hard copy to: Chair, IR Recruitment Committee, Department of Political Science; 113 Professional Building; University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211-0630. Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee ( with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions about the application process.