Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

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Academic Home Department: School of Government and International Affairs Posting Job Title: Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs Recruitment Type: Tenure-Track Faculty Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor Area of Specialty-Discipline: International Relations Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable: Position Status: Regular Faculty Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track Terms of Employment: 9-Month Contract Type: Full-time Date Position Available: 08/05/2019 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The School of Government and International Affairs invites applicants for a nine month, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs. The current regular teaching load is six classes per academic year. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach International Political Economy and International Law and Organization. To support the School’s commitment to the University’s general education requirements, the successful applicant must be willing to teach three sections of American Government per academic year.
A commitment to excellence in teaching complemented by strong scholarship and service, is expected of all faculty members in KSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Faculty teach courses in a variety of modalities including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Qualifications required include an earned Ph.D. in Political Science or a closely related field, or the foreign equivalent. An outstanding A.B.D. may be considered if the candidate can provide evidence of scholarship and experience in teaching at the university level. Completion of the Ph.D. is, however, required at the time of appointment.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 02/04/2019 Questions About Position Opening:

For additional Information about this position, please contact
Thomas Nisley, Professor
School of Government & International Affairs
[email protected]

Additional Information for Applicants

Applications must be received by February 4, 2019 to guarantee consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Application Instructions

Candidates should provide a letter of application addressing strengths relative to the qualifications and responsibilities for the position, including a record of effective teaching; current vitae; a statement of the candidate’s approach to teaching; statement of research/scholarship interests; names and contact information of at least three of references; and unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts are required prior to employment); summary of teaching evaluations; and sample syllabi.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000739 USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 41702 Departmental/College Overview:

Kennesaw State University has a strong commitment to hiring a diverse faculty and encourages applications from minority and under-represented groups. The School wishes to reinforce this and to provide an inclusive learning environment to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. Candidates are therefore encouraged to address in their application how they can contribute to the diversity of the community.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  6. Sample Syllabi
  7. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  8. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
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    Posted: 12/30/2018
    Application Due: 5/24/2019
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