The Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland invites applications for a position in comparative politics of the Middle East at the level of assistant professor. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with research interests in political economy, political behavior, or the political institutions of the Middle East region. Minorities and women are particularly encouraged to apply. The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a sample(s) of your written work, using the University ejobs site here. For best consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2014.