Assistant Professor - Global Politics

Location
Gainesville FL
Posted
Sep 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant Professor - Global Politics

Job Description:

The Department of Political Science at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, and tenure track Assistant Professor in Global Politics to begin August 16, 2018. This position is funded by the UF Teacher/Scholar Initiative. The successful applicant is expected to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in international relations or comparative politics as well as research methods. We are particularly interested in candidates who combine rigorous and original scholarship with excellence in teaching and undergraduate and graduate student mentoring and whose scholarly focus is in comparative and/or international political economy, transitional justice and human rights, or conflict and peace building. A Ph.D. degree in Political Science or a related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates whose training and research explicitly address links and crossovers between international relations and comparative politics. More information about the Department of Political Science can be found at: http://www.polisci.ufl.edu).

As articulated in the goals of the university, the college values faculty who embrace diversity and inclusion in research, teaching, and service. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Minorities, women, and individuals from other under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. The selection process will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida’s Government in the Sunshine and Public Records Laws. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

A Ph.D. degree in Political Science or a related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates whose training and research explicitly address links and crossovers between international relations and comparative politics.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ and must include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of research interests/plans
  4. Statement of teaching interests/philosophy
  5. Statement on a commitment to diversity in research, teaching, and mentoring
  6. Up to three reprints or pre-prints, and
  7. The names and email address for three references must be provided on the application. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letters.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records and reference checks. The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

Health Assessment Required: No.