Anticipated Begin Date:AUGUST 20, 2019

Degree and area of specialization:Ph.D. in Political Science with specialization in Middle East Studies and/or North African Studies by the start of the appointment.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:Candidates with a strong publication record, or a productive research program with strong publishing potential, and an ability to conduct research using Middle East languages, particularly Arabic, are encouraged to apply.

License or Certificate:Position Summary:

The Political Science department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire a faculty member to conduct research and teach courses in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa, with a preference for the Arab Middle East. Preference will be given to applicants with area expertise who conduct research using Middle East languages, particularly Arabic.

The faculty member will be part of an interdisciplinary group affiliated with the Arab Politics and Society cluster hiring initiative and is expected to participate in the development of the cluster and its activities including collaborating with the other cluster faculty and with colleagues in the Middle East Study Program. Faculty positions include a commitment to the important functions of research, instruction, and outreach, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to faculty rank.

Overall, three candidates will be recruited in this Cluster: 1) Political Science [PVL # 94569](this particular search), 2) Gender & Women’s Studies [PVL# 95025] , and 3) History [PVL # 94576]. These positions are part of the UW’s Cluster Hiring Initiative (https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/), designed to foster innovative, outstanding research programs that will stimulate productive interactions among faculty and students interested in research across the campus and to expand interdisciplinary research.

Additional Information:UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus’ interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

The other two positions associated with the Cluster Initiative, PVL 94576 and PVL 95025, will be posted by mid/late July 2018.

Contact:John Zumbrunnen
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Instructions to Applicants:To begin the application process please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and statement of interest. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 15, 2018, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

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Applications Close: Open until filled