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Fall 2018 Postings
Boise State University Assistant Professor Political Science Program – School of Public Service Requisition # 181329
Boise State University’s School of Public Service is dedicated to excellence in innovative teaching, cutting edge scholarship and meaningful community outreach, serving the State of Idaho, the region, nation and global communities. The school is comprised of rich and diverse academic programs, including Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Public Policy and Administration, as well as interdisciplinary programs such as Environmental Studies, Global Studies and Urban Studies and Community Development. The mission of the school is supported by a variety of centers and institutes that facilitate research and public engagement.
The School of Public Service invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin in August of 2019. The area of specialization for this position is American politics with a focus on political institutions. Those studying how institutions intersect with class, race and ethnicity are especially encouraged to apply.
Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching undergraduate American Politics courses in Political Science with an emphasis on institutions.
Opportunities to teach and contribute to interdisciplinary programs and the PhD in Public Policy.
Doctoral degree in Political Science or a related field (ABD will be considered).
Specialization in American politics with an emphasis on political institutions.
Focus in areas of class, race and ethnicity.
The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Interest and potential in building a strong research record in American political institutions.
Research record demonstrating theoretical or empirical contributions to the field while utilizing quantitative, qualitative or mixed methods.
Interest and potential in producing high quality peer reviewed and public service scholarship.
Interest, experience, and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity.
Please attach a cover letter (indicating your interest and qualifications for this position), curriculum vita, summary of recent teaching evaluations, and written sample of your research, transcripts and three letters of recommendation.
Berry College, Department of Government and International Studies, Tenure TrackAssistant Professor
The Department of Government and International Studies at Berry College invites applications for a Tenure TrackAssistant Professor to begin in August 2019.The successful candidate will be a scholar-teacher-mentor with the following teaching responsibilities: a department Foundations (general education) course in American or comparative government, Social Science Research Methods for majors, and upper-level courses on health politics/policy or environmental politics/policy, with opportunities to teach in our Honors Program.Preference will be given to those with interdisciplinary interests that complement related college programs. The department is committed to offering an excellent undergraduate education that emphasizes the development of strong writing and critical thinking skills that will prepare students for entry into the workforce or for advanced study. We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and scholarship will add diversity to the college curriculum and engage the community, including by cultivating internship opportunities. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. All applicants should describe in their cover letter how they would help recruit and support students from underrepresented groups. Minimum Qualifications: PhD required by May 2019. An active research agenda, an interest in encouraging and mentoring undergraduate research, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching undergraduates is essential. Located on more than 26,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College has an enrollment of about 2,000 undergraduate students. The college is located 65 miles northwest of Atlanta, Georgia, and 65 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a comprehensive liberal-arts college, Berry provides an integrated education that unites a challenging academic program with opportunities for spiritual and moral growth, work experience, and significant service to others.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, along with a current CV, copies of transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference to Darla Fox, Department of Government and International Studies, Berry College, P.O. Box 405010, Mt. Berry, GA 30149. Email inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on our program, please visit our website at:www.berry.edu/academics/humanities/government/
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018 and materials must be received by that date to receive full consideration. Persons applying for employment with Berry College may be required to submit a full national background check. Berry College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Mount Holyoke College Department of Politics Assistant Professor of Politics
We invite applications for a position in American politics. We envision hiring a new scholar and teacher of American politics whose research and teaching would engage the role of national institutions and/or public policy in creating and responding to class, race, and/or gender inequality. The new hire will teach classes that complement and strengthen current offerings in the American politics subfield. The ideal candidate would be able to teach courses that contribute to the college’s interdisciplinary programs. The position will be filled at the assistant professor level beginning in Fall 2019. Mount Holyoke supports faculty scholarship through research funds, travel support, and sabbaticals, and a 2-2 teaching load. A Ph.D. in political science is required by the time of appointment.
We will begin accepting applications on July 1, 2018. Please submit a letter of application, C.V., graduate transcripts, sample syllabi of an Introduction to American Politics course and a course in your field of specialization, a short writing sample, and statements covering (1) research interests, (2) teaching philosophy, (3) the mentoring of a diverse student body. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate excellence at teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Deadline for applications is September 15, 2018. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. Electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically after the completed application has been submitted. Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/. For further information, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Preston Smith, at: email@example.com.
Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River Valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.
Brandeis University, Assistant Professor of Politics, American Politics
AMERICAN POLITICS POLITICS DEPARTMENT BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY The Department of Politics at Brandeis University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in American Politics. The successful candidate’s term will begin in the Fall of 2019. We seek applicants whose research and teaching interests focus on American Politics, open as to subfield. We are especially interested in candidates working on campaigns and elections, state and local politics, or public policy, particularly as these areas intersect with race, ethnicity, and gender. We prefer candidates who will have a Ph.D. in Political Science in hand by August of 2019. Candidates should show evidence of teaching and research excellence to qualify for consideration. The course load is 2/2, and candidates will have the opportunity to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests that includes potential course offerings, a chapter or article length writing sample, and three letters of reference. Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in faculty scholarship, teaching, and service. Applicants are encouraged to address these goals in their cover letter or in their teaching and research statement. These materials can be submitted electronically at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11383.First consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2018. Questions about the position can be directed to: Jill Greenlee (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Daniel Kryder (email@example.com), Co-Chairs, Search Committee on American Politics. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants for all employment positions. We value and are seeking candidates that represent a variety of social identities, including those what have been underrepresented in higher education. Diversity in its student body, staff and faculty is important to Brandeis’ primary mission. The search committee is therefore particularly interested in candidates who, through their creative endeavors, teaching and/or service experiences, will increase Brandeis’ reputation for academic excellence and better prepare its students to participate within a pluralistic society.
Albion College, Assistant Professor of Political Science - Comparative Politics The Political Science Department of Albion College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty member who is broadly trained in comparative politics and is excited about teaching a diverse student body. The successful candidate will be required to teach both introductory and upper level courses in comparative politics as well as contribute to the broader political science curriculum in either a) American politics and policy or b) comparative law and/or political theory (preferably non-western). While the specific area of specialization is open, we are particularly interested in candidates who can teach research methods (qualitative and/or quantitative) at both an introductory and intermediate level. Successful applicants will have demonstrated excellence in teaching, a commitment to undergraduate research and student mentoring, and an active research agenda. The successful candidate will have a 3/3 teaching load, is expected to participate in co-curricular departmental activities, and contribute to interdisciplinary programs in the college community. Qualifications:
• PhD in Political Science or related field by August 2019
• Specialization in Comparative Politics
• Demonstrated teaching effectiveness
Applicants should apply online : https://apply.interfolio.com/52567
• Cover letter
• Teaching Statement and Evaluations
• Research Statement
• Sample Syllabus for an Introduction to Comparative Politics course
• Writing Sample (publication or dissertation chapter)
• Graduate Transcripts
• Three Letters of Recommendation
Review of applications will begin September 21, and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Dr. Carrie Walling (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair, Department of Political Science for questions about the position or search. Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1600 students situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan. Albion College is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education, with a commitment to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age or disability, as protected by law, in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment. Albion is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.
Barnard College, Assistant Professor of Political Science, American Politics.
Barnard College is a highly selective liberal arts college for women, affiliated with Columbia University. The Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the field of American Politics. We are open to exact area of specialization, but are particularly interested in a candidate with expertise in the politics of race and ethnicity, gender, or institutions, broadly defined. We are especially interested in applicants who can make connections to at least one of Barnard’s many interdisciplinary programs and establish professional networks in the broader New York and/or Washington DC policy communities that might benefit our students.Applicants must have completed the PhD, show promise in their scholarship (hold the prospect of publication in major refereed journals and as a university press book in political science), and have demonstrated excellence in teaching at or beyond the level of teaching assistant. Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBT people, people from diverse economic backgrounds, and individuals from other underrepresented groups. Applications should include a cover letter describing research and teaching interests; a curriculum vitae; one dissertation chapter or published writing sample; and an unofficial graduate transcript; and the contact information for three letters of recommendation. Recommended additional documents include teaching evaluations and syllabi for courses taught independently (or potential courses the applicant would like to teach). Please submit these under the optional “other document” upload field. Please apply online to: http://careers.barnard.edu/postings/3505. Applications must be received by September 15, 2018 to receive full consideration.
University of Pittsburg, Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics
The Department of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the level of Assistant Professor in comparative politics, pending budgetary approval. We are open to a variety of methodological approaches. We are especially interested in scholars whose work complements and builds on departmental strengths.
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Social Justice and Human Rights The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, tenure-track Assistant Professor or a full-time, benefits-eligible, tenure-eligible Associate Professor of Sociology or Political Science with expertise in Social Justice and Human Rights (SJHR). The current position is part of emerging Social Justice and Human Rights initiatives at ASU, which include the possible development of a Global Human Rights Center and the potential creation of a Ph.D. program. The School is presently home to very successful campus- based undergraduate and Masters programs in Social Justice and Human Rights. And, now it is pursuing the ability to offer digital immersion graduate programs in this same field. This scholar will be expected to (1) conduct her or his own independent program of research, (2) teach, supervise and mentor B.A. and M.A students in SJHR, and (3) engage in service at the unit, college and university levels. Preference will be given to candidates who can collaborate with existing Social Justice and Human Rights faculty, whose research and teaching is centered around the following themes— Migration and Refugees, Gender in Comparative Context, and International Law. The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is presently in a period of expansion and innovation around new initiatives and new programs. Since Fall 2017, the School has added seven new tenure- track faculty, two new postdoctoral scholars, four new lecturers and a new School Director. This academic year, the School will be conducting searches for two additional tenure-track faculty as well as two postdoctoral scholars, one of which will be in Social Justice and Human Rights. Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must a) have a doctoral degree in sociology, or political science, or related field by the time of appointment; and, b) demonstrate excellence in research with a focus on social justice and human rights commensurate with appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor with tenure at ASU. Desired Qualifications: a) empirical and normative research experience and interests that align with current faculty expertise in migration and refugees, gender in a comparative context, and/or international law and organizations; b) demonstrated potential to establish a strong, externally- funded research program; c) evidence of promise in and commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring; d) an interest in promoting interdisciplinary collaborations in research; e) a record of or potential for university and professional service; f) interest in leadership in developing new initiatives, programs, and curriculum and, g) demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population, including first generation students. More information about ASU’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences can be found at https://newcollege.asu.edu/directory/sbs; more information about ASU’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences can be found at http://newcollege.asu.edu; for information about the M.A. in Social Justice and Human Rights can be found at https://newcollege.asu.edu/social-justice-and-human-rights-ma. ASU has a strong commitment to a racially diverse faculty, one that is reflective of the contemporary United States. Deadline: November 15, 2018; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. Application procedure: Applications will only be accepted electronically via Academic Jobs Online. https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12112 Requested material will include: 1) a letter of application; 2) a current curriculum vitae with contact information; 3) a research statement; 4) writing sample; 5) teaching statement; and, 6) the names and contact information for three references (references will not be contacted during initial review and will only be contacted after candidate notification). ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU's full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) and Title IX policy are located at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX .
Postdoctoral Scholar in Social Justice and Human Rights The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scholar with expertise in Social Justice and Human Rights (SJHR) for the Academic Year 2019-2020, with a possibility of a second year based on availability of funds. There is the possibility of a start date as early as Spring 2019. This scholar will be expected to conduct his or her own independent program of research, teach 1 SJHR course per academic year, and mentor B.A. and M.A. students. Preference will be given to candidates who can collaborate with existing Social Justice and Human Rights faculty, whose research and teaching is centered around the following themes--Migration and Refugees, Gender in Comparative Context, and International Law. The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is presently in a period of expansion and innovation around new initiatives and new programs. Since Fall 2017, the School has added eight new tenure- track faculty, two new postdoctoral scholars, four new lecturers and a new School Director. The current position is part of emerging Social Justice and Human Rights initiatives at ASU, which include the possible development of a Global Human Rights Center and the potential creation of a Ph.D. program. The School is presently home to very successful campus-based undergraduate and Masters programs in Social Justice and Human Rights. And, now it is pursuing the ability to offer digital immersion graduate programs in this same field. Required Qualifications: The successful candidate must a) have a doctoral degree in sociology, political science, anthropology or related field by the time of appointment; and, b) a record reflecting training and experience relevant to the field of social justice and human rights. Desired Qualifications: a) empirical and normative research experience and interests that align with current faculty expertise in migration and refugees, gender in a comparative context, and/or international law and organizations; b) prior evidence of rigorous research activities fitting for the postdoctoral level; c) a demonstrated ability to teach B.A. and/or M.A. students in this field; and, d) an interest in promoting interdisciplinary collaborations in research. More information about ASU’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences can be found at https://newcollege.asu.edu/directory/sbs; more information about ASU’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences can be found at http://newcollege.asu.edu. ASU has a strong commitment to a racially diverse faculty; one that is reflective of contemporary America. Deadline: November 15, if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. Application procedure: Applications will only be accepted electronically via Academic Jobs Online. https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11958 Requested material will include: 1) a letter of application; 2) a current curriculum vitae with contact information; 3) a research statement; and, 4) the names and contact information for three references (references will not be contacted during initial review and will only be contacted after candidate notification). ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU's full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) and Title IX policy are located at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX .
Grinnell College Assistant Professor; Instructor; or Association Professor Position Summary Information
Job SummaryThe Department of Political Science invites applications for a two-year appointment in comparative politics and/or international relations beginning Fall 2019. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Expertise open to all regions except Africa, Europe and the Post-Communist region. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to, social movements, political violence, gender and politics, or international or comparative political economy (IPE or CPE). The teaching schedule of five courses/year over two semesters will likely include Introduction to Political Science, two intermediate courses, and a seminar. Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at http://www.grinnell.edu/academics/areas/political-science
Minimum QualificationsInstructor (ABD)
Preferred QualificationsPreferred Ph.D.
Special Instructions to ApplicantsIn letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They should also discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 10, 2019. Candidates will need to provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), samples of scholarly written work and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Gemma Sala, at [PoliSciSearch@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-3173.