University of Colorado
The Political Science Department at the University of Colorado, Denver, invites applications for a Political Science specialist to fill a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, starting August 2017. Applicants should have areas of expertise in the field of American Political Thought, with a critical approach to such issues as: race, gender, class, GLBTQ, disability or age. Applicants focusing either on historical or current perspectives in these fields are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will be rostered as a tenure-track assistant professor in either the Political Science Department. This position comes with research, teaching and service expectations. The standard teaching load is 2/2 (four courses an academic year), at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Ph.D. in Political Science or a closely related field from an accredited university; track record of engaging and innovative teaching; record of scholarly achievement or promise of future scholarly achievement; areas of expertise in the field of American Political Thought, with a critical approach to such issues as: race, gender, class, GLBTQ, disability or age.
GENERAL QUALITIES DESIRED:
The Political Science Department is interested in candidates who can create innovative American studies courses. The Department values candidates with a record of, or interest in, community engagement.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.
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The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:Formal review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Search Committee Chair, Professor Christoph Stefes.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Reference Letters (Not Confidential), Unofficial transcript(s), Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 06808
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
- Three letters of reference
- Research writing sample
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including a syllabus for a proposed American Political Thought course
- Teaching evaluations
- Statement of teaching philosophy
Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30109 - CLAS-Political Science
Posting Date: Sep 20, 2016
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Christoph Stefes
Posting Contact Email: Christoph.Stefes@ucdenver.edu
Position Number: 00350148