The Department of Political Science at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time UUP faculty, visit: http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: August 18, 2014
Description of Responsibilities: We are looking for a broadly trained political scientist, well versed in historical, interpretive, and critical approaches, who can teach a range of courses in American politics. The successful candidate will teach an introductory survey of American politics, basic courses in political institutions and policy, and other courses determined by their research and interests. We welcome candidates who are committed to interdisciplinarity, can contribute to departmental offerings in global politics, have a strong interest and desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds, and will promote students’ ability to succeed in a global community.
In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues
Required Qualifications: PhD (completed by time of appointment), teaching experience, and potential for strong scholarship.
To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of transcripts, a brief writing sample, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation electronically to
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Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Files must be complete to be considered.
Description of Department: The political science program at Oswego provides students with a broad understanding of politics in the current world context of continuity and change. We are a small, six-person department that values diverse approaches to the study of politics; encourages the crossing of sub-disciplinary boundaries; and recognizes that the contemporary political world is global, increasingly interdependent, and marked by a mélange of cultures and understandings.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News America’s Best Colleges in 2010 and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8300 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in business, teacher education, and the arts and sciences. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to liberal arts and sciences foundations, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects are evidenced by Quest, a College-wide day spotlighting original student research, a Summer Scholars Program, which awards stipends to students engaged in independent research and creative work at the highest levels, and the Global Laboratory, a STEM based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from professionals of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In accordance with INS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States, per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
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