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  WHAT

Call for Application
Professor in Sociology – Teaching and Research

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is hiring a Professor in Sociology for the next academic year, starting September 2021.
Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) is a recently established non-profit university that has the ambition to promote high-quality education and research in respect of international academic standards. Furthermore, it aims to contribute to the development of the African countries.

TOPICS

African Center for Behavioral Sociology (ACBS):
The African Center for Behavioral Sociology is a research center founded in 2019, in the Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University of Benguerir. The center aims to address issues of social, economic, political, cultural, and environmental importance for public policy in Morocco and in Africa more broadly. See https://www.fgses-um6p.ma/acbs
Job Description and Duties: The activity of the professor is divided between teaching and research. Teaching is provided at different levels of higher education, from bachelor to Ph D. The professor will be responsible for regularly publishing in high-ranking academic journals. Resources will be allocated to him or her to carry out his or her research, which falls under the themes of the African Center for Behavioral Sociology. However, the recruited person must be able to attract external resources to develop the research within the Center. He or she is also expected to be involved in the administrative activities of the faculty. The status of the position – assistant professor, associate professor or full professor – will depend on the experience of the candidate.

WHEN / WHERE

Salary and Benefits: salary scales and allowances are competitive, meet international standards, and commensurate with experience. Subject to certain conditions, the University provides practical assistance in relocating and accommodation. Job location: Rabat, Morocco.

APPLICATION

Applications must be submitted to: ACBS@um6p.ma, by April 15, 2021. Please attach to your email a single electronic zipped folder containing all above, with the mention “Professor Sociology” in the subject.
For further information, please contact us: ACBS@um6p.ma

Qualifications: The candidate must have a PhD/Doctorat in Sociology, with solid skills in data collection and analysis, qualitative or quantitative. He or she must have solid scientific publications in indexed journals, research experience and teaching experience in higher education. This call for applications is also open to professors or research fellows who wish to spend sabbatical time at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

The candidate must send to the contact below: 1) a full CV, 2) an exhaustive list of publications, 3) a summary of his or her PhD with table of contents, 4) proof of his research and teaching experience in higher education, and 5) A research proposal of 2-3 pages drawing a research program the candidate could lead at the ACBS. A scientific selection committee will meet to examine the application files. The preselected candidates will have an oral interview, which can be carried out, if necessary, by videoconference. The candidates selected at the end of these interviews will be invited, during a final phase, to present their research and to make a course simulation.

  WHAT

Call for application:
Tenure-Track Position in Political science
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor levels
Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level
Location: Rabat, Morocco
Salary: Very competitive
Hours: Full-time
Contract type: Tenure-track

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) is a recently established non-profit Higher Education institution with campuses throughout Morocco, and with the ambition to promote high quality, world-class education and research. It aims to contribute to the development of African countries through a two-fold objective: to train the next generation of African social science scholars and leaders, and to produce cutting-edge research that informs policy and solve the challenges facing society. To further this aim, the Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences (FGSES) is looking to appoint several tenure-track positions in Political science.

WHEN / WHERE

Salary and Benefits: We offer a generous expatriate contract with a competitive salary and benefits that meet international standards. Salary packages are commensurate with experience. Benefits include a generous housing allowance, tuition allowance for dependents, medical insurance, retirement pension, free access to wellness services, and much more. The University
also provides start-up and relocation support.
Job location: Our state-of-the-art facilities in the Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences (FGSES) are in Rabat. The Kingdom’s capital offers easy access to scholars interested in conducting field research in Africa and the Middle East. In addition, Rabat offers a good quality of life, a moderate weather all year round, and direct flights to most African, European, and North American capitals. 

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We are open to candidates with a research expertise in any area of political science. Regardless of area of interest however, solid candidates with strong teaching and supervision experience as well as a robust publication record will be given serious consideration. The expected start date for the position is September 2021. For this reason,
successful candidates are expected to be ready to take on teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Academic staff members are expected to actively participate in the Faculty’s intellectual life and public engagement and to advance the purposes and the ambition of UM6P. We are looking for serious scholars and dedicated teachers who can engage a diverse, multicultural community of students and researchers.
Qualifications: the successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Political science or cognate disciplines, demonstrated experience in teaching, and solid publications in peer-reviewed journals. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach one or more of the following subjects:
∙ Political history
∙ Political theory/philosophy/thought
∙ Political science comparative studies
∙ Qualitative and quantitative methods

APPLICATION

Application deadline: May 31, 2021

the application consists of the following:
✔ Application Statement (candidates must specify at which level they wish their application to be considered)
✔ Curriculum Vitae
✔ Full list of publications
✔ Copy of the Ph.D. degree
✔ Previous teaching experience including teaching evaluations and at least one course outline.
Applications must be submitted to recruitment.humanities@um6p.ma, by May 31, 2021. Please attach a single file containing all the above and use “political science” in the subject line. An interdisciplinary committee will review all applications. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview via videoconference. All enquiries should be sent to: recruitment.humanities@um6p.ma


 

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