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Assistant Professor

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Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application describing research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, two samples of scholarly writing, three letters of recommendation and teaching evaluations to: Prof. Michael Kenney, Search Committee Chair; c/o Mary Ann Gebet; Executive Assistant to the Dean; Graduate School of Public and International Affairs; 3407 Posvar Hall; Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Applications must be submitted by October 1, 2015 to receive full consideration. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer including Veteran’s and Disabled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 25008-GSPIA-Office of the Dean
Position Number 0005966
Position Details

The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications and nominations for a tenure-stream faculty position at the assistant professor level in the field of international relations with specialization in intelligence studies to begin in the fall term of 2016. PhD in political science or related discipline is expected at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will have both research and teaching interests in intelligence studies while also having the capacity to contribute to GSPIA’s core teaching in public and international affairs. Applications from qualified candidates with interests in East Asia, the Middle East, analytical methodologies, cyber-security, and/or the increasingly globalized nature of intelligence collection (including big data) are especially welcome.

Application Process

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application describing research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, two samples of scholarly writing, three letters of recommendation and teaching evaluations to: Prof. Michael Kenney, Search Committee Chair; c/o Mary Ann Gebet; Executive Assistant to the Dean; Graduate School of Public and International Affairs; 3407 Posvar Hall; Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Applications must be submitted by October 1, 2015 to receive full consideration. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer including Veteran’s and Disabled.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 09/11/2015
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Contact Person Prof. Michael Kenney
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