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UGeneva: Job opening in IR (associate or assistant professor)


The Department of Political Science and International Relations
at the University of Geneva invites invites applications for an
Assistant (tenure track) or Associate Professor in International

The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate and
graduate programs of the department and develop his/her research
activities nationally and internationally.

Candidates should have an excellent track record in publishing
in leading international outlets and demonstrate a commitment
to excellence in teaching.

The University encourages qualified female scholars to apply
to improve the gender balance.

Additional information is available online at

where applications should also be submitted by April 9th, 2014

(alternatively see




Faculty/Department: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences/Politics and Public Administration

Title of Post: Lecturer below the bar in Peace and Development Studies

The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the Department of Politics and Public Administration in the area of Peace and Development Studies, including student supervision duties.

Over the duration of the post, the Lecturer will be expected to make a reasonable contribution to the activities and research objectives of the Department as may be requested by the Head of Department.

Specifically the appointee will be required to cover teaching, in whole or in part, on the following modules:

Nationalism, Ethnicity and Conflict
African Politics (or an alternative area studies specialism)

Conflict, Security and Development
Politics of Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Conflict
Foreign Aid and Development
Peacekeeping and Peace Building

Contract Type: Specific Purpose Contract

Salary scale: €41,498 – €51,722 p.a.
(Less 10% and 1st point, for new entrants to the Public Sector)
Further information for applicants and application material is available online from:
The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 13th September 2013
Informal enquiries regarding the post may be directed to:
Dr Bernadette Connaughton
Dept of Politics and Public Administratioon
University of Limerick

IR lecturer position at University of Limerick


The University of Limerick (UL) with over 11,500 students and 1,300 staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensures that we capitalise on local, national and international engagement and connectivity.  We are renowned for providing an outstanding student experience and conducting leading edge research.  Our commitment is to make a difference by shaping the future through educating and empowering our students. UL is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 130 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and research environment.


Applications are invited for the following position:


Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences


Department of Politics and Public Administration


Lecturer below the bar in International Relations

Contract Type: Tenure Track (five year fixed term).  During the term of the contract the successful applicant will have the opportunity to apply for tenure in accordance with the University’s Policy and Procedures for Granting Multi-annual Status to Entry-level Academic Staff)


Salary scale:  €41,498 – €51,722 p.a.

(Less 10% and 1st point, for new entrants to the Public Sector)


Further information for applicants and application material is available online from:


The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 28th September 2012

Applications must be completed online before 12 noon Irish Standard Time on the closing date.


Please email if you experience any difficulties


Applications are welcome from suitably qualified candidates.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and committed to selection on merit.

Research Assistant: University of Geneva


There is an opening for a research assistantship at the project:

Forced migration, environmental risks, and conflict

at the university of Geneva. The application deadline is March 15. See AXA_job for more details.

University of Milan Two Post-doc Fellowships in Political Science and Sociology


From Fabio Franchino

The University of Milan is advertising two Post-doc Fellowships in Political Science and Sociology (2 years, renewable)

Information is available at

The online procedure is accessible at

DEADLINE for application: 15/02/2012

Associate Professor in Political Science (International politics), University of Oslo

Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences
Associate Professor in Political Science

A position as an Associate Professor within the field of international politics is available in the Department of Political Science.

A few years ago the department hosted the Norwegian Power and Democracy Study, and today we coordinate the interfacultary research programme on “Democracy as Idea and Practice”. The department also participates in the interdisciplinary research programme on Strategic Challenges in International Climate and Energy Policy (CICEP). For more information, please see our website:

Teaching activities at the Department of Political Science are organised in five sections: Public Policy and Administration, Comparative Politics, Political Theory, International Politics and Research Methods.

Applications for a permanent position as Associate Professor in political science within the field of international politics are now being accepted.

Applicants must be able to document academic expertise in this field.

The person appointed must be able to undertake teaching duties at all levels (bachelor, master and PhD) and take part in the teaching of research methods. Applicants are required to document teaching experience and research dissemination.

The person appointed will be expected to perform administrative duties that the position entails.


Applications must contain details of all education, previous positions, teaching experience, academic, professional and pedagogical activity, as well as administrative experience.

The application must include:

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • Certificates
  • List of academic works with specification of where they are published
  • Account of the academic works that the applicant would like special emphasis to be given in the evaluation of his/her application
  • Account of pedagogical competence, teaching experience, research dissemination, other dissemination activities and other qualifications.
  • Up to 10 academic works for which special emphasis will be given in the evaluation of his/her academic qualifications. When evaluating academic qualifications, primary emphasis will be on research work in the past five years.

Applicants’ academic qualifications, other professional and pedagogical qualifications, dissemination activities, qualifications in leadership and administration, and personal qualifications will form the basis of assessment. When ranking competent applicants, the entire range of qualifications will be taken into account and explicitly considered. Academic qualifications will be given priority over other professional and related qualifications.

The person who is appointed must have basic pedagogical competence. Applicants that cannot document such competence at the time of their employment must  achieve this within the first two years of appointment.

The selection process will include an interview, and a trial lecture may also be required.

Reference is otherwise made to rules regarding the procedures for appointment of persons to positions as professors and associate professors at the University of Oslo:

Teaching is carried out in both Norwegian and English. In the event that the person appointed is not a native Norwegian speaker, he/she will be expected to be able to teach in Norwegian within three years of employment.

We offer

The University of Oslo has a goal of recruiting more women in academic positions.
Women are encouraged to apply. The University of Oslo also has a goal of recruiting ethnic minorities to Norway in academic positions.  Ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results a.o.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (offentleglova) §25 information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, even though the applicant has requested non disclosure.

Assistant Professor in European Politics, University of Mannheim


The School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim invites applications for a

Assistant Professor in European Politics (W1).

We seek a scholar with an innovative research agenda and internationally visible publications in the field of European politics. The assistant professorship (Juniorprofessur) should be committed to outstanding teaching in the B.A. and M.A./Ph.D. programs in political science. Contributions to the research activities at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) and the Collaborative Research Center ‘Political Economy of Reforms’ (SFB 884) are expected. We ex- plicitly welcome teaching in the social science doctoral program (taught in English) of the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS).

Candidates are required to have successfully completed their graduate studies and received an excellent doctoral degree in the social sciences. Depending on the necessary requirements, the successful candidate will be hired on a temporary civil servant position (W1) for up to four years. Following a positive evaluation the posi- tion can be extended up to six years in total based on the legal preconditions (§ 51 Abs. 7 & 8 LHG). A tenure track option is not available.

The University of Mannheim is deeply committed to student mentoring and expects a strong presence of its faculty on campus. The successful candidate is therefore expected to move into the Mannheim metropolitan area.

The University of Mannheim is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates with disabilities will be given preference in case of equal qualifications. The University of Mannheim seeks to increase the percentage of its female faculty members in re- search and teaching. Thus, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

Please submit your application online at Your application should consist of four PDF-files: a Cover Letter (single file), Curricu- lum Vitae including a list of Publications (single file), Certificates/Records (single file) and the two latest teaching evaluations (single file) as well as two letters of recommendation (sent directly to the Dean).

If you cannot submit your application online, please send the above mentioned doc- uments to the Dean of the School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Meiser, A5, 6, 68131 Mannheim, Germany (dekanat@sowi.uni-

All applications received before January 31st 2012 will be given full consideration.