Assistant Professor of Public Administration or Public Policy, posting ID 16022
The Department of Government of Claremont McKenna College (CMC) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the subfields of public administration or public policy, beginning July 1, 2018. A qualified candidate, with PhD in hand or a nearly completed doctoral dissertation, would have research and teaching focus in public administration and/or public policy, as well as capacity to teach quantitative research methods. Desirable secondary competencies could include public opinion, state and local government, and urban politics. The candidate may also be asked to teach Introduction to American Politics. The candidate must have deep substantive interests in politics and government, a love of the liberal arts, and demonstrated quantitative skills. He or she must maintain an active, high quality research program and the highest standards of excellence in teaching. The teaching load at CMC is two courses per semester.
All applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, detailed research statement, and a statement regarding teaching philosophy. Letters of recommendation are required from three or more references and should evaluate the candidate’s research and teaching. Applications must be submitted electronically at https://webapps.cmc.edu/jobs/faculty/faculty_opening_detail.php?PostingID=16022. The review of applications will begin August 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
CMC is a highly selective undergraduate institution ranked among the top liberal arts colleges nationally. It is part of The Claremont Colleges, which also includes Pomona College, Scripps College, Harvey Mudd College, Pitzer College, Claremont Graduate University, and Keck Graduate Institute. Combined, the members of The Claremont Colleges have more than 6,000 students. Claremont is located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
Given our commitment to cultivating a challenging and inclusive educational environment, we seek candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to teaching, mentoring, and inspiring students representing a broad range of socioeconomic backgrounds, political opinions, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, and religions.
Claremont McKenna College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, strongly committed to diversity, and encourages applications from the broadest range of individuals.