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Assistant Professor in Asian Politics, and Comparative Politics or International Relations

Posted on October 9, 2012

The Department of Political Science in the College of Arts and Sciences of Case Western Reserve University invites applications from outstanding scholars for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor, commencing August, 2013. Candidates should have a primary research expertise in comparative politics or international relations, with a regional focus on Asia, broadly understood. Applicants must be qualified to teach one or more courses in their regional specialty; an introductory course in either Comparative Politics or International Relations; and upper-level courses within either or both of those subfields. Applicants should also be prepared to teach an interdisciplinary seminar. Teaching load is two courses per semester.

Case Western Reserve University offers the student quality and class size of a leading liberal arts college, within one of the nation’s major research universities. Candidates should submit a letter of application stating research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and at least two writing samples to Ms. Alyson Szlamas, Asian Politics Search, Department of Political Science; Case Western Reserve University; Mather House 111; 11201 Euclid Avenue; Cleveland, OH 44106-7109. Electronic submissions should be sent to They should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent as hard copies to Professor Vincent E. McHale, Chair, Asian Politics Search. We would appreciate having references sent as a pdf copy of a signed letter to; or as hardcopies to Professor McHale at the address above. Review of applications will begin on October 29, 2012 and will continue until the search is concluded. Applications received by November 21, 2012 will receive full consideration.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis. For more information about the university, please visit our website:

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