Assistant Professor - Comparative Politics or International Relations

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Logo Posting Number FAC00143PO17 Classification Title Assistant Professor Internal Title Assistant Professor - Comparative Politics or International Relations Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department Political Science Advertised Salary Range We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Hours per year 1560 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland 40 Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured Job Search Category Faculty

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The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

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The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

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Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Political Science ( seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Comparative Politics or International Relations to begin August 16, 2018. The substantive specialization is open to any research area of broad interest. We seek candidates with rigorous research agendas who have published in or demonstrate the promise of publishing in leading Political Science, Comparative Politics, and/or International Relations outlets.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach substantive courses in their field as well as courses in the department's undergraduate and graduate methods sequence.

Required Education and Experience

This position requires a PhD in Political Science or a closely related field. Completion of PhD degree by the time of employment is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2018 Job Open Date 10/27/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three writing samples at least one of which should be an unpublished (working) paper, graduate transcript, and names, phone numbers, and email addresses for three letters of reference.

To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit complete applications by January 5, 2018.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

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Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications
    4. List of References and Contact Information
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Supporting Documents
    2. Research Portfolio
    3. Teaching Portfolio
    4. Teaching Statement
    5. Research Statement





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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/4/2018
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