Post Doctoral Fellow, Political Science
Position Title Post Doctoral Fellow, Political Science
Rank Post Doctoral Fellow
FLSA status Exempt
$3,334 per month, 12-month assignment.
Position Type Interim Full Time
College College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department Dept of Political Science
Contact Name Jason Enia
Title Director, Center for the Study of Disasters & Emergency Management
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Huntsville, TX 77341
Contact Phone 936-294-1467 Contact Email [email protected]
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
The Center for the Study of Disasters & Emergency Management (CDEM), within the Department of Political Science at Sam Houston State University, invites applications for a 12-month post-doctoral position beginning fall 2018 with the possibility of an additional year. The successful candidate will pursue research related to disasters (broadly defined) and/or emergency management, support faculty and staff in the growth of CDEM as an interdisciplinary research center, and teach a 2/2 load of online and/or blended courses. Teaching subfields are open; however, those able to teach topics relevant to the department’s online MA, MPA, and/or undergraduate programs are encouraged to apply.
Educational Requirements for the Position
Applicants must have a PhD in political science, public administration, public policy, international relations, or public affairs from an accredited university or institution of higher-education.
Experience Required for the Position
The department seeks a scholar with research experience in disasters and/or emergency management. Those with grant experience are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience teaching online courses and/or express a willingness to teach online.
Special Instructions Summary
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, a research statement, teaching evaluations (if available), and a statement discussing how they plan to engage SHSU’s diverse student population.
Consideration will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.