The Department of Political Science in the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Political Theory beginning Fall 2019. A Ph.D. in political science or a related field must be completed by September 1, 2019.
The position is open with regard to subfield specialization, although we are particularly interested in candidates whose expertise complements existing strengths within the department, school, and university. Teaching responsibilities will include a broad range of topics in political theory, including the normative foundations of governance and ethics in public policy, with specific courses to reflect the candidate's strengths.
The position includes teaching and advising responsibilities in the undergraduate and master's degree programs in Political Science as well as the Master's of Public Policy and interdisciplinary doctoral program in Public Affairs and Policy.
A Ph.D. in a related field must be completed by September 1, 2019.
PhD in Political Science with a emphasis in political theory.
The position is open with regard to sub-field specialization, although we are particularly interested in candidates whose expertise complements existing strengths within the division, school, and university.
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