Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics
Emerson College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics with a focus on global politics. The ideal candidate will be a political scientist whose research/teaching interests lie primarily outside the U.S. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate Political Science courses that contribute to the General Education curriculum and the Political Science Minor. Offering courses that directly contribute to one of the College’s majors and/or interdisciplinary curricula is also possible, depending on the candidate’s experience and interests. The appointment is for the 2014-15 academic year beginning August 28, 2014.
Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks
The faculty member will be housed in the Department of Journalism and will participate in the Liberal Arts Council that is charged with oversight and development of the Political Science curriculum. Required qualifications: a Ph.D. in Political Science, prior college teaching experience, and a demonstrated ability to sustain an active research program.
Emerson College is a leading institution with a range of communication and arts majors that are firmly grounded in the liberal arts. It is located in the center of the dynamic, multi-cultural city of Boston. The College enrolls approximately 3,600 full-tie undergraduates and 800 graduate students from 75 countries and all 50 states.
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must complete the online application process which requires a letter of application, curriculum vita, links to creative work, and contact information for three references. Visit: http://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/6644