Faculty Positions in International Relations in Bogota, Colombia

The Political Science Department, School of Social Sciences at Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, invites applications for one full-time faculty position, beginning in July 2016 or January 2017, in the area of International Relations.

The selected candidate is expected to conduct teaching activities in his/her area of expertise at the undergraduate and graduate levels, develop research projects and seek out external funding in order to conduct them, and participate in the activities and institutional development of the Department and the University. Further information about the Political Science Department and Universidad de los Andes can be found at http://c-politica.uniandes.edu.co.

Academic Requirements
Applications are welcome from candidates holding a Ph.D. in Political Science or International Studies by the time of the appointment, and whose scholarly activity is focused on the area of International Relations. A profile showing interest and expertise in the following sub-areas is desirable: security, foreign policy, Latin American studies, and gender. Evidence of publications and participation in research projects is required, while previous teaching experience is desirable. Spanish skills are required, and candidates are expected to become proficient within a reasonable period of time.

The Department is interested in hiring one candidate in the categories of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The category and salary will be assigned according to the candidate’s curriculum vitae.

Applications should include:
1. Curriculum vitae.
2. Up to two samples of publications or unpublished work.
3. Two letters of recommendation (sent directly by referees).
4. A five-page statement of purpose including details about the candidate’s academic career, research agenda, approach to teaching, and sub-areas of expertise within the area of International Relations.
5. A sample syllabus for a course at the undergraduate or graduate levels. Information on the Political Science Department’s academic programs can be found at (http://cpolitica. uniandes.edu.co/)

The deadline for submitting applications is April 3, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. (local time). Preselected candidates will be notified via email by April 18, 2016, and will be invited to deliver a public presentation to professors and students in the Department. Send applications and letters of reference to:

Electronic format (preferred):
Juan Carlos Rodríguez-Raga (juanrodr@uniandes.edu.co).
Hard copy format:
Juan Carlos Rodríguez
Department of Political Science
Universidad de los Andes
Calle 18 # 2-68
Bogotá, Colombia.

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