Assistant Professor in American Politics/Big Data for an appointment as a tenure track

Oxford, Ohio
Aug 04, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Political Science: Assistant Professor in American Politics/Big Data for an appointment as a tenure track Assistant Professor.  The position will begin in the 2018-2019 academic year. 

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a record of excellence in undergraduate and master's level teaching, including the introduction to American Government and other advanced courses that contribute to the department’s programs (a class specifically on “big data” and analytic approaches to studying politics is desirable); conduct relevant research leading to a record of published scholarship; provide institutional and professional service; contribute to all aspects of the departmental mission; and participate in the efforts of the university’s Center for Analytics and Data Science.    

 Required:  Ph.D. (by date of appointment) in political science, public policy, or a related field

 Consideration will be given to those with experience including but not limited to techniques such as statistical or machine learning, natural language processing, advanced hierarchical or structural equation modeling, network analysis, text as data methods, or other techniques involving large quantities of or rapidly accumulating data. This colleague would use these techniques to address a substantive policy area or areas such as political behavior, political marketing and communication, Congress, Public Opinion, Parties, Campaigns and Elections, or others. 

 Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly writing, statement of research plans, teaching philosophy, transcript and evidence of teaching effectiveness to

For inquiries about posting, contact Dr. Bryan Marshall at

Screening of applications will begin September 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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