Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Political Science with expertise in International Relations

Location
Elmhurst, Illinois
Posted
Sep 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Elmhurst College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Political Science with expertise in International Relations.  An emphasis in global policy or studies would be a plus. Candidate should be a teacher and scholar who is broadly trained in International Relations and be prepared to teach introductory and upper level IR courses in multiple regions, topics courses, other courses in the candidate's field of specialization, as well as our survey courses, Intro to Politics and American Government. We seek candidates who complement the broader Elmhurst College core curriculum and have interdisciplinary interests. The successful candidate will have prior college-level teaching experience with evidence of outstanding teaching, an active research agenda and willingness to include students in their research, and a commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting. In addition, faculty are also expected to contribute to the department and college through service activities and advising.  Candidates should have a commitment to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body.  The teaching load is six courses per year.  A PhD required by September 1, 2019.

Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an EO Employer. Elmhurst College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment.

Additional information about Elmhurst College may be accessed on our website: http://www.elmhurst.edu.  Questions can be directed to Dr. Teri Walker, Chair of Political Science, at twalker@elmhurst.edu.

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