Professor or Associate Professor - POLITICAL SCIENCE: Newhouse Professor of Civic Studies

Location
Medford, MA
Posted
Aug 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences

POLITICAL SCIENCE: Newhouse Professor of Civic Studies

Professor or Associate Professor (tenured)

The Department of Political Science and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University invite applications for the Newhouse Professor of Civic Studies in Arts & Sciences, starting July 1st, 2018. Civic Studies encompass civic engagement, political participation, social capital, civil society, citizenship, civic virtue, the public sphere, and related topics. The Newhouse Professorship is a joint appointment between the School of Arts & Sciences and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University. The Newhouse Professorship will promote the intellectual inquiry into civic life necessary to fulfill the University's mission to shape students into active and engaged citizens. Teaching responsibilities will focus on the undergraduate level.

The position requires a Ph.D. in Political Science or a related field, and a record of excellence in scholarship and teaching. Current rank of Full Professor or advanced Associate Professor is required. The position is open with respect to subfield and methodological approaches.

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/43187. Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their research and teaching, a curriculum vitae, two representative scholarly works, and contact information for three references. References will only be contacted with prior candidate approval. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Peter Morency, Administrative Assistant, at peter.morency@tufts.edu with any questions.

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