Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor at Hamilton College

The Government Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the politics of the Middle East. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to Hamilton’s program in Middle East and Islamic World Studies. The appointment begins July 1, 2016 and an ABD or Ph.D. is required. The position will be responsible for five courses per year with competitive salary and research and travel support.

Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in the Mohawk Valley of upstate New York; for applicants with dual-career considerations, Hamilton participates in the regional Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.  Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a list of courses the applicant is prepared to teach, evidence of teaching performance, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation addressed to Phil Klinkner, Chair, Government Department and submit via Interfolio. Cover letters should address the ways in which applicants would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment.  Previous experience teaching or working with diverse student populations is an asset.

Applications will be considered beginning October 1 and those applicants wishing to be interviewed at the APSA annual meeting should submit materials by August 15.


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