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Tenure-track International Relations position at #CIDERegionCentro

We are hiring at CIDE Region Centro. Below is the actual ad

IR Search 2013 – Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)

The Department of International Studies at CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas/Center for Research and Teaching in Economics) seeks to fill one tenure-track position in International Relations, to start in August 2014. The position is open to subfield and rank. Special consideration will be given to candidates specializing in environmental politics, migration, or global governance. The position will be based at CIDE’s new Central Region Campus, in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Candidates should have a doctoral degree at the time of employment. Spanish skills are not required at the time of hire, but candidates are expected to become proficient within a reasonable period of time.

Interested applicants should submit the following documents electronically to

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of purpose, including future teaching and research agenda
  • Writing sample not exceeding 50 pages
  • Teaching evaluations (if available)
  • Three reference letters, sent directly by the referee

Complete applications received by Monday, September 30, 2013, are guaranteed full consideration. Interviews will begin in November 2013.

CIDE is a public social science research institute oriented towards high quality research with small, elite graduate and undergraduate teaching programs. According to one study (Altman 2011), the International Studies Department is the top IR-only department in Latin America, and one of the top 4 political science departments in Latin America. Successful applicants will be expected to publish their work in top disciplinary journals and presses. Salaries are nationally and internationally competitive.

CIDE is an equal opportunity employer committed to the promotion of diversity.

For more information, please visit the Department webpage ( and the Central Region campus webpage (http:// or contact:

Dr. Alejandro Anaya-Muñoz
Chair, International Relations Search Committee
División de Estudios Internacionales (DEI)
Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
Circuito Tecnopolo Norte s/n
Col. Hacienda Nueva, CP 2013
Aguascalientes, Ags., México

As always, I am more than happy to answer questions about living in Aguascalientes, what being a professor at CIDE looks like, and life in Mexico in general as a foreign academic. My email contact is raul.pacheco-vega(@) (remove the parentheses).

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