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Job Postings- Fall 2020
University of Nebraska at Omaha, The National Counterterrorism, Innovation, Technology, and Education (NCITE), Tenure Track Political Science
The Department of Political Science and The National Counterterrorism, Innovation, Technology, and Education (NCITE) Center at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) seek a faculty candidate for a tenure-track faculty position in Political Science. The anticipated start date is August 2021.
At the time of hire, candidates should:
Have a Ph.D. in Political Science, or a closely related field
Have interests in and a demonstrated capacity to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in-person and online in any of the following subfields: International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Politics or Political Methodology.
Have expertise in the areas that include (but are not limited to) countering and preventing terrorism, domestic and/or international violent extremist groups, radicalization, applied intelligence studies, big data analytics, critical infrastructure and risk analysis
Actively work and excel in applied and extramurally-funded research in the homeland security and defense domains
Be committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus.
We seek an individual dedicated to excellence in teaching and research programs, and committed to working effectively with undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds. The search is open with regard to methodological orientation but we strongly encourage applications from candidates employing and teaching innovative approaches ranging from ethnography and participant observation to advanced quantitative and/or experimental methods.
The successful candidate is expected to develop a research project on Homeland Security for the NCITE Center within their first year. As this position is part of a cluster-hire initiative for our newly designated Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence in Terrorism Prevention and Counterterrorism Research, successful candidates will be expected to collaborate with other faculty across the University of Nebraska to develop and maintain extramurally funded research program and productive collaborations with government partners. Other duties include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and providing departmental, university, and professional service. Engagement with the Omaha security community to develop employment and internship opportunities for political science students is a must.
IMPORTANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS For full consideration, submit all application materials online via the UNO Employment portal: http://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/11581. Review of the applications will begin October 16th, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
University of Nebraska at Omaha, Assistant Professor in Political Sience
The University of Nebraska at Omaha seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Political Science. The anticipated start date is August 2021. A completed PhD is preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered. Candidates seeking to fill the position should have interests in and a demonstrated capacity to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in American politics. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with a specialization in political institutions and/or race and ethnicity. A willingness to teach online courses is also required. The position offers a teaching load of three courses per semester and a nine-month contract with the possibility to teach in the summer, contingent upon resources. Our new colleague will be expected to build a record of excellence in teaching, research, and service as required for tenure and promotion. All application materials should be submitted online: https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/11833
We will begin reviewing applications on November 10, 2020. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive and will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Carson Holloway, Search Committee Chair
The University and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among the faculty and staff. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.
Tenure Track Position in Political Science, Assistant Professor of Latinx Politics, University of Pittsburg The Department of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the level of Assistant Professor in Latinx Politics, pending budgetary approval. We are especially interested in candidates whose research focuses on understanding Latinx perspectives and experiences related to issues of migration, representation, voter attitudes, political behavior, and identity. We seek candidates who would complement our current faculty's research and teaching strengths and will help strengthen the department's research program by broadening the perspectives, questions, theories, methods, or sources of evidence used to study political behavior and institutions, including those whose research employs civically engaged or participatory scholarship within the Latinx community. This search is part of the first stage of a three to five year-long university-wide cluster hiring initiative in Latinx Studies. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in that initiative, intended to create a critical mass of scholars with expertise in Latinx studies at the University. More detailed information about the Provost's Latinx cluster hiring initiative can be found here: https://www.provost.pitt.edu/latinx-cluster-hire-initiative. The starting date for the position is September 1 , 2021. Successful candidates are expected to engage in research, teaching, and service that contributes to the department's mission. Required qualifications: applicants have or expect to have a Ph.D. in hand before the appointment begins, research interests related to Latinx politics, and demonstrated ability or potential to publish high-quality scholarship. Preferred qualifications: research interests related to migration, representation, voter attitudes, political behavior, and identity; demonstrated commitment or potential to contribute to equity and inclusion. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, two or three writing samples, teaching evaluations (if available), a brief description of how your research, teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and a minimum of three letters of reference; references will receive email notification with instructions about submitting their letters. Please apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/Mjk3. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 6, 2020, and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The Political Science Department telephone number is (412) 648-7290; the contact e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tenure-Track Position in Political Science, American Politics, Claremont Graduate University Claremont Graduate University’s School of Social Science, Policy and Evaluation invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track position in American Politics, focusing on State and Local Politics, American Institutions, and/or Law and Politics, beginning July 1, 2021. The position rank is open. CGU’s Department of Politics and Government offers only graduate-level degrees: the PhD in Political Science; and several MA degrees including the MA in Politics, the MA in Religion and Politics, and the MA in Public Policy. As a graduate-only research university, CGU values scholarly production, teaching, and mentoring. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand and maintain an active research agenda in their field of expertise, with a demonstrably strong record of publications commensurate with rank. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester, and the successful candidate should be prepared to teach graduate-level core American courses such as the US Congress, The Presidency and the Constitution, Political Parties in the United States, State and Local Politics, American Political Development, etc. We expect that the successful candidate will be expert in the use of appropriate research methods such as applied econometrics, survey research, legal research, experimental research, etc. CGU is a small university with a focus on transdisciplinarity, and therefore applicants with interests beyond one field are appreciated. CGU is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which is composed of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, and two graduate institutions.Joint research opportunities and teaching with the Claremont colleges may be possible. Applicants should submit a letter discussing their interest in the position and how they could contribute to Political Science at CGU, a CV, a diversity statement (see below), and references to Division Manager Lidia Romerolidia.email@example.com. Consideration of applications will begin September 30, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Any questions should be directed to Associate Dean Melissa Rogers atMelissa.firstname.lastname@example.org. CGU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion, ancestry, sex, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws in its employment or hiring practices. Claremont Graduate University is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to highlight their strengths and experiences in this area via their diversity statement. Applicants who have a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply, as are individuals who have membership in one or more of the following groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding: Alaska Natives/Native American Indians, African Americans/Blacks, Mexican Americans/Hispanics/Latinx, Native Pacific Islanders (Hawaiian/ Polynesian/Micronesian), and Puerto Ricans.
Assistant Professor-International Relations, Cornell University, Department of Government
The Department of Government at Cornell University invites applications from scholars with international, global, or transnational interests for a tenure-track position in international relations at the rank of assistant professor in the fall semester 2021. A PhD is required no later than July 1, 2021.
We are especially interested in candidates who share the department's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the research and teaching of international relations, broadly defined. All applicants must submit a statement of their approach and contributions to these objectives.
Applicants should apply online athttps://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16734 Cornell University, Government Department Full service online faculty recruitment site for academic institutions worldwide. We offer unique solutions tailored for academic communities. academicjobsonline.org . Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of written work, statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion, three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations. We will begin to review applications starting October 1, 2020, and will continue until the search is complete. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The Department of Government, and the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame, Department of Political Science
The Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of assistant professor in the field of American politics, with a specialty in American political institutions. Candidates should have a promising research agenda focusing on some aspect of political institutions in the United States and be capable of excellent teaching in graduate and undergraduate courses on American political institutions. We are especially interested in candidates with strong backgrounds in quantitative research methods and who are capable of and interested in teaching courses in the department’s methods sequence. The University of Notre Dame, a Catholic research university, is an equal opportunity employer with strong academic commitments to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Women, individuals from historically underrepresented groups, and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are particularly encouraged to apply. Information about Notre Dame, including our mission statement, is available at www.nd.edu. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and partners with their job search. All applicants should include a CV, letter of interest, one writing sample, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation. Please go here to apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/78096 All files should be received by September 25, 2020 to receive full consideration. Due to risks associated with travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, all interviews for this position will be conducted online. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). Background Check This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
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