Associate or Advanced Assistant Professor, Political Science

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Associate or Advanced Assistant Professor, Political Science

  • Employment type: Faculty - Regular
  • Bargaining Unit: AAUP
  • FTE: 1
  • Division:�Faculty 9 Month AAUP
  • College: College of Arts and Letters
  • Number of Openings: 1
Position Description
  • We seek an energetic and dynamic scholar, at the advanced Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) level, with the ability and willingness to teach graduate courses in public management, nonprofit management, or budgeting. This exciting opportunity is planned to be the first of two hires in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration over two years and these positions will complement the strengths of existing faculty in the areas of public policy, urban politics, and urban planning.

    The University of Toledo is a student-centered, community-engaged, comprehensive public research university in Northwest Ohio, Our department offers a BA in political science and the MPA. We are a collegial department of talented scholars and strong teachers and we welcome diverse methodological approaches in research and teaching. The Toledo metro area has a population of over 650,000 and features world class museums and metroparks, a terrific zoo, theater, opera, and top-notch minor league sports. Candidates must apply at /jobs with the following documents: a letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching success, transcripts, and a representative sample of published work. In addition, submit three letters of recommendation to the search committee chair Dr. Jami Taylor ([email protected]). Review of applications will begin on February 21, 2019. The position will start on August 19, 2019. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Jami Taylor. 

    Candidates must hold a PhD in public administration or in a related field. Candidates at the assistant professor level should have teaching experience and a solid record of peer-reviewed publication. Candidates at the associate professor level should have a peer-reviewed publication, service and teaching record that qualifies for tenure immediately. Experience with NASPAA accreditation is also desirable. The ideal candidate will have strong teaching skills, experience in online education, and be well positioned to play a vital role in program governance and curriculum development. In addition, preferred qualifications include experience mentoring underrepresented minority students. The new faculty member will be expected to teach graduate courses in public management, nonprofit management, budgeting, and related public administration courses. Teaching undergraduate service courses such as American National Government may be required subject to programmatic demands. Important job duties for this position also include rebuilding linkages with local governments and nonprofits, interacting with external constituents, and coordinating internships. As such, the department is committed to balancing research, service, and teaching obligations in terms of workload. 

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.� It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.� The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30.AM. and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.




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Posted: 2/19/2019
Application Due: 6/21/2019
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