Khaled Chair in Political Science and International Policy

Montgomery, AL

Auburn University at Montgomery

Posting Details

Position Information

Vacancy Number: F-00162
Position Title: Khaled Chair in Political Science and International Policy
Classification Title: Faculty
Department: Political Science and Public Admin.
Employment Type: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications:
Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline or have the equivalent in training and experience.

"Terminal degree" refers to the highest degree
awarded in a discipline. The doctorate is the terminal degree for most disciplines represented at Auburn University at Montgomery.

Job Open Date: 09/03/2019
Job Close Date:
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Faculty Specific

School: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Contract Type: Nine (9) Months
Tenure Track: Yes
Salary Band: N/A
Special Instructions to Applicant:
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 in August 2020. Appointment will be made at the associate or full professor level depending on the applicant's credentials. We seek a diverse pool and will consider applicants with any specialization in international relations. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in political science, international affairs, international relations, public policy, or a related discipline.

The successful applicant will be expected to work closely with the department chair to expand the masters and doctoral programs, including recruitment and program development. Teaching expectations include undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of expertise. The position comes with a summer research stipend, research and travel support, a graduate assistant, and a reduced teaching load.

Review of applications will begin October 25, 2019. To apply, complete an online application at and upload the following materials: 1) a letter of application to include areas of specialization, current and future research agenda, teaching areas with course titles and teaching philosophy, and most significant professional service; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two recent writing samples; 4) graduate transcript (official transcript will be needed at 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 by the application deadline.

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

Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM), a comprehensive public university, 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 new 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 first 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.

About the University/College
Auburn University at Montgomery has been ranked among the South's top universities by U.S. News and World Report, was named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review, is designated as a Military Friendly School, and is consistently chosen as the best university in the area. Auburn Montgomery provides students with detailed knowledge and hands-on, practical experience, often from professionals in the field.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Writing/Publication Sample
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Professional Reference Sheet
  5. Transcript(s)
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Transcript(s)
  2. Statement of Teaching/Research
  3. Teaching Evaluations/Syllabi
  4. Additional Supporting Documents

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To apply please click here! Posted: 12/07/2019