Tenure-Track Professor of Political Science in American Government and Southern Politics

Job description

Job no: 495943
Work type: Full Time Permanent - Faculty
Location: Charleston
Categories: Humanities
Salary: $57k to $74k
Payscale: Unclassified

Job Responsibilities:

The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in American Government and Southern Politics in the Department of Political Science at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, beginning August 2021.

The Citadel is a state-supported coeducational military college in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina. We are committed to excellence in teaching with the expectation that faculty engage in consistent research and publication. The department offers a B.A. in Political Science with three subfields: American Government, International Politics and Military Affairs, and pre-Law and Legal Studies. The Department is home to approximately 250 undergraduate majors. In addition, the Department of Political Science offers a Master of Arts program in International Politics & Military Affairs and graduate courses related to a Master of Arts program in Social Science. The normal teaching load for a tenure-track professor is four courses each semester. Undergraduate teaching responsibilities include the following: American Government, State and Local Government, the Presidency, and Political Parties. The incumbent will be expected to teach occasionally at the graduate level using both traditional and online delivery methods. The successful candidate will be expected to direct the Symposium on Southern Politics, which is held every other March.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. is preferred, but ABD eligible candidates who will finish their dissertation by August 2021 will be considered. Expertise in American Government with a focus on Southern Politics is required.

Additional Comments:

Review of applications begins February 15, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

Please upload the following materials to your online application:

(1) A letter of application addressing the qualifications listed above

(2) A curriculum vita

(3) A writing sample

(4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Please also send the above documents and three (3) letters of recommendation (sent independently) to the address: DuBose Kapeluck, Department of Political Science, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC, 29409. Please direct all questions to Dr. Kapeluck at [email protected]

The Citadel is an EEO/AA employer, dedicated to multicultural diversity in campus leadership positions.

To learn more about The Citadel and its programs please visit our website at www.citadel.edu. To find more information on the Department of Political Science, you can visit us at http://www.citadel.edu/root/politicalscience.

Advertised: Dec 07 2020 Eastern Standard Time
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Posted: 12/9/2020
Application Due: 3/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time