Associate or Full Professor in Political Science

The Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences (FGSES) of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) invites applications for full-time positions at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in Political Science.

Deadline: 2023-03-31

Hours job: Full time

Location job: Rabat, Morocco

Position: Associate or Full Professor in Political Science

Salary: TBD

Contract type: Full time

The positions are open with respect to subfield as well as regional and methodological specialism, but we are especially interested in hiring in the fields of: Political Theory, Comparative Politics, African Politics, Quantitative Methods for Political Science, Political Economy, Development Studies, Public Policy, Public Management and Public Leadership, Social Innovation, New Public Management.

UM6P is a recently established non-profit university created with the ambition of providing a world- class educational experience and delivering cutting-edge research in natural sciences, engineering, and social sciences. It was established to serve countries of the Global South, with an emphasis on producing research relevant to the African continent and training the next generation of political, social, scientific, and business leaders.

Applicants must hold a PhD / doctorate in Political Science or a related field. They must provide evidence of effective teaching and research, as evidenced by publications in top peer-reviewed journals and/or with reputable academic publishers. Knowledge of either English or French is essential while a knowledge of the other language would be an advantage.

The roles and responsibilities of the successful candidate include research and teaching. The successful candidate is also expected to actively contribute to the design and implementation of specific teaching and research programmes.

Salary and Benefits: Salaries and benefits are internationally competitive and commensurate with experience.

Job location: The FGSES boasts state-of-the-art facilities in a newly built campus located in Morocco’s capital city Rabat – a large, cosmopolitan city between Casablanca and Tangier.

Required Documents:

  • Copy of the PhD degree
  • Academic CV including a full list of publications
  • Cover letter
  • Evidence of teaching excellence and supervision
  • One sample publication

Interested applicants should apply by sending these items (assembled in the order listed) in a single “zipped” file and email to Pol.Recruitment@um6p.ma , with “Political Science Positions” in the subject line. For full consideration, please ensure your application is complete.

The candidates will be selected based on their scientific, pedagogical, and behavioral abilities. No discrimination will be made based on religion, race, gender, age, disability, national, or ethnic origin. Initial, virtual interviews will begin upon receiving relevant applications. Short-listed candidates will be asked to present a course simulation (60 min) and a research work (60 min).