Assistant Professor of Political Science Tenure-Track Appointment - International Relations

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Position Summary: The Department of Political Science at Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2019. Responsibilities include teaching five courses per year, maintaining an active research agenda, advising undergraduate students, and participating in governance at the departmental and College levels. The department encourages applications from candidates whose teaching, scholarship, or governance will contribute to the diversity of the campus curriculum and community. Additional information about the Political Science Department is available at

Qualifications: The successful candidate should have a commitment to teaching in the liberal arts tradition, be able to teach all levels of international relations courses, and show clear potential for scholarly engagement and student advising. Specialization can be in one or more of the following subfields:  international conflict; international organizations; and human rights.  The ability to teach the department’s research methods course is a plus. 

Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered.

Application Details: Visit our website to submit your electronic application: Please include a curriculum vitae; a cover letter, addressed to Professor Roy Dawes, Chair, Department of Political Science; a separate statement of teaching philosophy; a separate statement of current and future research plans; and contact information for three professional references. References will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one of the letters of recommendation must address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness. Applications and letters of recommendation received by October 1, 2018, will receive fullest consideration. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Dawes: [email protected]

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.




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Posted: 8/2/2018
Application Due: 10/1/2018
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