The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications and nominations for a tenure-stream faculty position at the assistant professor level in the field of international relations with specialization in international political economy, to begin in the fall term of 2018. A PhD in political science or related discipline is expected at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will have research and teaching interests in international political economy and the ability to contribute to GSPIA's core teaching in public and international affairs. Applications from qualified candidates with research and teaching interests in East Asia and/or international trade are especially welcome. In their application materials, candidates are encouraged to emphasize qualifications that make them well-suited to serve on the faculty of a professional school.
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