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Position Number: 00103560
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Political Science is housed in the School of Public and International Affairs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at North Carolina State University. It has approximately 600 majors and offers Bachelor of Arts and Science degrees (for more information, see http://ps.chass.ncsu.edu/). The School of Public and International Affairs also houses the Department of Public Administration, the Master of International Studies Program, the Public Safety Leadership Initiative, and the Leadership in the Public Sector degree completion program. In addition to the Bachelor's degrees, the School offers a Master's degree in International Studies and Master's and Ph.D. degrees in Public Administration (for more information, see http://spia.chass.ncsu.edu/). In its commitment to diversity and equity, NC State seeks applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. As a top STEM institution, NC State provides unique collaborative opportunities for social scientists interested in science and technology politics and policy. Our current "Genetics and Society" program is just one example: http://geneticengsoc.ncsu.edu/. The position also provides opportunities for the development and delivery of online education.
Essential Job Duties: The Department of Political Science in the School of Public and International Affairs at NC State invites applications for an assistant professor position in the area of science and technology politics and policy beginning August 16, 2014. We are interested in excellent candidates with expertise in any realm of science and technology politics and policy;including genetics and politics, the regulation of emerging technologies, international trade and disputes over intellectual property and technology, technology and constitutional rights, etc
Minimum Education/Experience: Applicants for the position must have a doctorate in political science, public policy, or related field at the time of appointment.
Department Required Skills : n/a
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence, research productivity, and willingness to seek external funding.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: n/a
AA/EOE: AA/EOE. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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