American Politics

Oct 13, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0811037

Position Summary: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in American Politics. Pursue an active research agenda leading to publications of peer-reviewed articles and books in appropriate venues. Provide service to the university community and professional organizations.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in American politics beginning August 16, 2018. The successful candidate should have a strong research agenda that will lead to a body of quality peer-reviewed published work in political science. The position is open to applicants in all areas of American politics, behavior and/or institutions. In addition to their specific substantive concerns, we are interested in candidates who are prepared to teach graduate courses in research methods. A completed Ph.D. in political science is required for appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. The University of Alabama is the flagship campus of the University of Alabama system, and the Department offers the B.A., M.A., MPA and PhD degrees. To apply, go to and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, sample publications or papers and teaching evaluations (if available), and a transcript of graduate work (upload to other document 1 tab). Send three letters of recommendation directly to American Politics Search Committee, Department of Political Science, University of Alabama, PO Box 870213, Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0213, or via email at (please state position in email). For more information, contact Carol Cassel, Search Committee Chair, at We will begin reviewing applications on November 15, and will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled.

Special Instructions: If emailing letters of recommendation to Azia Patrick,, please state position in email.

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