Assistant Professor of International Studies and Political Science (tenure-track)
The Virginia Military Institute’s Department of International Studies and Political Science (IS) announces a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the subfield of international relations, beginning 1 August 2019. The position entails the instruction of three course sections per academic semester. The successful candidate will demonstrate a capacity to teach undergraduate-level courses on American Foreign and/or National Security Policy. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess a substantive and/or geographic specialization that complements the existing strengths of the department’s faculty. Strong preference will be given to those candidates who provide evidence of their potential to develop and maintain a vibrant research agenda and to apply their research in the undergraduate classroom. These endeavors are highly valued and well-supported at VMI. Information on the IS department and curriculum can be found at https://www.vmi.edu/
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Political Science or International Relations must be completed prior to 1 August 2019. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required.
Applicants should complete an application and submit a cover letter summarizing their interest in the position and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and graduate transcripts online at: http://virginiajobs.
To receive full consideration, all application materials should be submitted by 15 October 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.
Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported four-year undergraduate military college of liberal arts, engineering, and the sciences. It is located in the southern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Lexington, population 7,000, is also home to Washington and Lee University and offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere in a pleasant, rural setting.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.