Khaled Chair in Political Science and International Policy
Auburn University at Montgomery
Location: Montgomery, Alabama
Higher Education Institution
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. The successful applicant will have an expertise in international relations. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in political science, international affairs, international relations, or a related field. Appointment will be made at the associate or full professor level depending upon the successful applicant’s experience, with a start date of August 2024.
The Department of Political Science and Public Administration offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in political science, a NASPAA-accredited master’s degree program in public administration, and a doctoral program in public administration and public policy jointly with Auburn University’s Department of Political Science. The successful candidate is expected to teach, recruit, and help grow the department’s programs. The endowment provides the Khaled Chair with a summer research stipend, research and travel support, a research assistant, and a reduced teaching load.
Review of applications begins on November 1, 2023, with interviews beginning shortly thereafter. A departmental representative will be attending the American Political Science Association annual conference and will be available to answer questions. To apply, complete an online application at https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/6327 and upload the following materials: (1) a cover letter addressing suitability for the position, experience, and expertise in the areas of teaching, research, and service; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) two recent writing samples; (4) graduate transcript (an official transcript will be needed at the 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 email@example.com by the application deadline.
Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) is a comprehensive public university and 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 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 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.
Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region. Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.