Assistant Professor, Political Science
ANNOUNCEMENT OF TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION OPENING
UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS
APPOINTMENT: Assistant Professor
DEPARTMENT: Political Science, College of Arts & Sciences
AVAILABLE: September 2020
POSTING DATE: June 21, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled, application review will begin October 15
The Department of Political Science at the University of Redlands welcomes applications for a tenure-track position in American Politics with a focus on Race and Ethnic Politics and Policy. The department encourages applicants from historically under-represented groups and those interested in making contributions to the University’s Public Policy and other interdisciplinary programs. Excellence in teaching and dedication to mentoring our diverse undergraduate student population are essential qualifications for this position, and applicants are required to submit evidence of their strengths and experience in these areas.
The standard six-course load for the position will be distributed across fall and spring semesters and May Term according to the candidate’s interests and departmental needs. Primary teaching responsibilities for our undergraduate program include Introduction to American Politics, and courses in race and ethnic politics. The ability to teach Introduction to Public Policy is preferred. Candidates may also offer courses that support various interdisciplinary programs at the university. We welcome teacher-scholars interested in policy areas such as welfare, housing, civil rights, immigration, and urban and regional policy.
The University of Redlands is committed to increasing the diversity of its community and curriculum. Applicants are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in working with students who have diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds to accomplish curricular goals.
The University of Redlands is a private, comprehensive liberal arts and professional institution located 60 miles east of Los Angeles in a suburban town of 70,000. The campus is surrounded by orange groves and sits at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains, approximately 60 miles from the coast and 40 miles west of Palm Springs. Information about the University and its mission and facilities is available at www.redlands.edu.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications received by October 15 are assured consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
POSITION CRITERIA: A Ph.D. in Political Science by September 2020 is preferred. Evidence of success at college teaching and an ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment are preferred.
INQUIRIES: Candidates may contact search committee chair, Renée Van Vechten, at [email protected] with questions or concerns. Members of the department will be available to meet with candidates at the 2019 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association.
TO APPLY: Please submit the following materials using the Academic Jobs Online website at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo: a cover letter, current CV, evidence of teaching and research excellence, and three letters of reference.
In compliance with The Americans with Disability Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call (909) 748-8040.
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