Assistant Professor Position in International Affairs

Company:John Cabot University

Location:Italy / Roma

Discipline:International Affairs

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


John Cabot University, an accredited American liberal arts university in Rome, Italy, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in International Affairs. In exceptional circumstances, associate and full professor rank candidates will be considered. We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in Political Science, demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, and a commitment to program development. The ideal candidate will have significant experience with the American liberal arts tradition.

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in international political economy, international development, and international security, including non-traditional security, such as food security, cyber-security, or environmental security. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses with a load of three courses per semester and to be an active member of the university community. Teaching experience with quantitative methodology is especially welcome, as is the ability to teach at the graduate level.

The initial appointment is for two years with the possibility of tenure. Candidates must be fluent in English, which is the language of instruction. Applicants should send a letter of interest describing their research and teaching, a curriculum vitae, one or two papers or publications as writing samples, and evidence of teaching excellence to Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent separately to this same address with the candidate's name in the subject line of the message. Review of applications will begin on 15 December 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be expected to start in the Fall of 2022. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

John Cabot University, a regionally accredited American university in Rome, Italy, is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or parental status, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services.

Contact Person:Faculty Search Committee

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