Thursday, January 8, 2009

JOB- Teaching Position, International and Comparative Politics, American University of Central Asia

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JOB- Teaching Position, International and Comparative Politics, AUCA

Posted by: Shairbek Juraev <>

The International and Comparative Politics Department (ICP) of the
American University of Central Asia (AUCA) is looking to fill a
teaching position to start in Fall 2009. Candidates should meet the
following requirements:

- PhD degree in Political Science, International Relations or related
areas (in exceptional cases Masters degree will be considered)
- Proficiency in English
- University teaching experience is an advantage

The teaching language will be English and the successful applicant
must be able to commit to the position for at least two years.

Applicants' areas of specialization would preferably include one or
some of the following:

- International Relations (International Relations Theory, Foreign
Policy Analysis, Conflict Studies and related)

- Comparative Politics (Central Asia, Modern Islam, Ethnicity,
Identity, Nationalism, Democratization, Post-Soviet/Communist
Transition, South Asia, Democratization)

- Political Theory (Classical, Enlightenment, Western and Non-Western
Political Theory, Political Philosophy, Political Culture, Political
Sociology, Political Psychology)

- Political Economy (Introduction to Political Economy, International
Political Economy)

ICP is one of the leading degree-granting (BA and with Honors)
programs of the AUCA. The Department has successfully graduated eight
classes and is proud of the remarkable achievements of its graduates,
many of whom have gone on to further their education at other graduate
programs worldwide. The ICP is committed to provide rigorous
English-language based program in politics, and aims to cultivate
critical and analytical thinking, and inspire students for further learning.

To apply:

Please send your CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy (not more than
1000 words), a sample syllabus, and two Letters of Reference (scanned
copies are acceptable) to Shairbek Juraev at and

The application deadline is January 20, 2008.

For further information about this and other vacancies please visit
our Web site:

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