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Comparative Politics/ International Relations Faculty Position

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The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sabanci University announces a September 2008 opening for an Assistant Professor of Political Science, with a particular focus on Comparative Politics or International Relations.  Strong methodological skills is a must. The successful candidates will teach introductory courses in comparative politics, international relations theory as well as courses in their areas of specialization.

Sabanci University (www.sabanciuniv.edu) is a campus university located in Turkey's largest city, Istanbul.  It is one of the leading private universities in Turkey and an internationally recognized research institution. The medium of instruction is English. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (www.sabanciuniv.edu/ssbf/eng/) is a vibrant community of 52 full-time faculty members from various fields in the social sciences.  The research and teaching focus in the faculty covers political science, international relations, sociology, cultural studies, history and economics.   A primary objective of the Faculty is to promote interdisciplinarity in both teaching and research. Aiming at both teaching and research excellence, the yearly teaching load is 2 courses per semester.  In addition to a competitive salary package, the faculty members enjoy additional compensation such as free on-campus faculty housing, health insurance and private pension plan.

Interested applicants should submit a current CV online to http://www.sabanciuniv.edu/eng/?ik/basvurular/akademik.php and send a cover letter, complete CV with publication list, writing samples, and three reference letters to: the Dean’s Office of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, Orhanli, Tuzla 34956 Istanbul, Turkey.

Sabanci University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability. Deadline for application submissions is December 31, 2007. Review of applications will begin immediately thereafter and proceed until the position is filled.

 

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