Lecturer or Assistant Professor, Comparative Politics

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The Department of Politics & International Relations at Mount Allison University invites applications for a full-time Tenure Track position in Comparative Politics. We seek a political scientist whose teaching and research focusses on issues related to citizenship in the contemporary state system with expertise in one or more of the following areas of specialization: Indigenous Politics, Comparative Legal Systems, Stateless Peoples or Human Rights. The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2021, subject to budgetary approval. Candidates must possess, or be nearing completion of, a Ph.D. in Political Science, have an active research agenda and a commitment to high quality undergraduate teaching. We seek candidates who will contribute broadly to the delivery of curriculum in the Department’s academic programs (Political Science, International Relations, Canadian Public Policy and Philosophy, Politics and Economics) as well as to provide support to the Frank McKenna School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the equivalent of five 3-credit courses at the second, third, and fourth year levels and to participate in the Department’s Introductory course (on a rotational basis). The candidate is also expected to develop a creative, independent and productive research agenda. A complete application should consist of two PDF documents: PDF document 1: -a cover letter; -a Curriculum Vitae. PDF document 2: -a Teaching Dossier (teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample course outlines); -a statement of research interests; -a sample of scholarly writing. and three letters of reference sent directly to the Chair. The deadline for applications is March 5, 2021. Complete applications should be sent electronically to: Dr. Mario Levesque Chair of the Search Committee Department of Politics and International Relations malevesque@mta.ca Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people. Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.  
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Sackville, NB, Canada