Full-time Posted data:
158-NN - Teaching Assistant Professor - Career
Teaching Assistant Professor
Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
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Summary of Duties:
The School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs (PPPA), College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month non-tenure track rank faculty position as Teaching Assistant Professor of Political Science, Career Track with a specialization in American politics. This position is located on the Pullman campus and is anticipated to begin on August 16, 2022.
Duties include teaching four undergraduate courses a semester on American politics, as well as service primarily centered around undergraduate curricular development and/or assessment. The Career Track position is renewable and comes with promotion opportunities. The successful candidate is expected to play an active role in the School.
1. Ph.D. at time of hire in Political Science or related fields
2. Ability to teach a wide variety of courses in American Politics, including some combination of the following: Introduction to American Government, the U.S. Presidency, the Legislative Process, the Judicial Process, State and Local Government, Elections and Voting, Media and Politics, the U.S. Constitution, and/or Civil Liberties.
3. Successful candidate must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse university community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.
1. Experience teaching university courses on American political institutions
2. Experience teaching both in person and online
College of Arts and Sciences
School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs
City, State, Zip:
Pullman, WA 99164
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Screening Begin Date:
Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Direct inquiries via email to Dr. Michael Salamone, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Graduate Studies at email@example.com.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Ensure that all the required and preferred qualifications that apply are addressed in your application submissions.
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching Portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and assignments, and prior teaching evaluations) (upload under Research Statement).
4. Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service.
5. Names and contact information of three (3) professional references able to provide a letter addressing qualification relative to this position. References will not be contacted without first informing the candidate.
9 Month - Summer
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