Academic Staff Admission

Tenure-Track Position(s)

Department of International Relations

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Department of International Relations at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem ( seeks to fill one or more tenure-track positions beginning fall 2017.

We seek top tier scholars that can complement the strengths of our department. Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong command of international relations theory, broadly construed, conduct research and teach undergraduate and graduate level classes as well as mentor students in one or more of the following:

1) The security or political economy of the European Union, East Asia, the Global South or BRICS countries.

2) The interface between international relations theory and politics. We are particularly interested in the following domains: the environment; technology and technological innovations; gender.

3) Candidates with expertise in quantitative or qualitative research methods.

Junior and senior scholars are encouraged to apply. ABD’s are expected to have their dissertation approved no later than October 1st 2017.


Candidates whose substantive research interests overlap with other political-science subfields are encouraged to apply also to the Hebrew University’s department of political science (contact: Prof. Orit Kedar,

Candidates whose research interests deal with the European Union position are encouraged to apply also to the Hebrew University’s European Forum (contact: Prof. Noam Shoval, 

The language of teaching at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Hebrew, though some courses are taught in English. New faculty members are expected to be able to teach in Hebrew within a few years after their arrival.

The deadline for applications is October 5th, 2016. Candidates selected by the Department of International Relations will have to compete with candidates from other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences.


To apply, please submit the following materials:

(a) a letter of intent stating willingness to begin teaching at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the fall of 2017;

(b) a list of required and elective courses that can be taught at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem;

(c) a scientific biography outlining research orientation and plans for the coming years;

(d) a Curriculum Vitae, including teaching experience;

(e) copies of up to 3 recent publications (or conference papers);

(f) names and contact information of three letter writers.

Please submit all application materials electronically at:

Questions about the search can be addressed to Prof. Dan Miodownik,