Tenure-Track Faculty Position in American Politics

Location
Worcester, Massachusetts
Posted
Jul 18, 2017
Ref
TT_POLS
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Political Science at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2018. We are seeking a specialist in American politics and public law. The successful applicant will teach the introductory Principles of American Government course, a two-course constitutional law sequence, and one other upper-division American politics course in the field of public law or constitutional law.

This position carries a 3-2 teaching load with a full-salary one-semester research leave prior to tenure review, and generous sabbatical and fellowship leaves for tenured faculty. Tenure track faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching at the introductory and advanced levels as well as scholarly achievement. Ph.D. in political science or imminent completion required.

Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service might support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/43084 .

Review of applications will begin on September 8 and continue until the position has been filled.  Initial interviews of selected applicants will be done by Skype or at the APSA conference August 31-September 3 for those who will attend the meeting. Questions about this search may be directed to Vickie Langohr, Chair, at vlangohr@holycross.edu. Candidates are encouraged to contact Prof. Langohr in advance to express their interest and availability for an interview at APSA.

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.

Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.