Post Doctoral Fellow, Political Science

Location
Huntsville, Texas
Posted
May 07, 2018
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title Post Doctoral Fellow, Political Science

Requisition 201800042F

Rank Post Doctoral Fellow

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary
$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
CHSS
Avenue I
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone 936-294-1467 Contact Email jason.enia@shsu.edu

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.