Khaled Chair in Political Science and International Policy

Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Location
    Montgomery, Alabama
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 29

Position description

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 starting August 2018. The Khaled Chair is for a three-year term (renewable, upon a satisfactory review) and comes with a stipend, research support, and a reduction in teaching load. The successful candidate will have the credentials to be appointed at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure in the department, and must be a specialist in international relations with a Ph.D. in political science, international affairs, international relations, or public policy.

The successful candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including at least one course in the master’s degree program in public administration, and supervise students in the doctoral program.

Review of applications will begin March 9, 2018. To apply, complete an online application at and upload the following materials: 1) a letter of application to include specification of training, current and future research agenda, teaching areas and teaching philosophy, and most significant professional service; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) one recent writing sample; 4) graduate transcript (official transcript will be needed at time of hire); and 5) contact information for three professional references. Three confidential letters of reference are required and must be sent by email to [email protected] by the application deadline.

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration includes nine tenure-track faculty and offers an undergraduate degree in political science and a nationally ranked, NASPAA-accredited master’s degree in public administration. It also offers a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Policy jointly with Auburn University’s Department of Political Science.

Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) is the metropolitan campus of Auburn University. Located in the state capital, AUM enrolls approximately 5000 undergraduate and graduate students and attracts a diverse student body. Montgomery offers diverse cultural and recreational opportunities including the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, world-class museums and memorials, 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 first U.S. production facility, and the headquarters of leading non-profits including Equal Justice Initiative and the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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 once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.

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