The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.
Description of Primary Duties:
Teach methodology and upper-level elective classes in political behavior, as well as sections of American Democracy and Citizenship
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
PhD in political science by date of appointment. The successful candidate will be able to enhance the Public Affairs mission of the University and should demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse student and community populations. The successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to teaching and service and possess an identifiable research agenda which demonstrates the potential for a sustained record of scholarship leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Official transcripts required at time of hire. Applicants should include the names of at least three professional references under Other Documents-1. The date of first consideration is October 7, 2019, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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