Assistant Professor, Political Science

Location
Clarksburg, Berkshire County / Florida, Berkshire County / North Adams, Berkshire County
Posted
May 28, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The Department of History, Political Science and Public Policy invites applications for a full-time, fully benefited, tenure track, Assistant Professor position with a focus on Comparative Politics and International Relations, beginning September 1, 2015. Geographic area concentration is open, but the department is especially interested in candidates who can offer courses covering the politics of Africa, Latin America and/or the Middle East. Successful candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching and to developing innovative curriculum in the Political Science & Public Policy program and Core Curriculum; able to advise and mentor undergraduate students; contribute to the discipline through service and research; and participate in departmental and committee work. This position is contingent on final budgetary approval. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in political science or a related discipline, by time of appointment; have demonstrated teaching success; and have the capacity to teach a wide range of courses, including Introduction to Comparative Government, International Relations and courses in the candidate’s areas of interest. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. For best consideration all materials should be submitted by Oct. 1, 2014. Screening interviews will be arranged at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association in Washington, D.C., in August 2014. To arrange an interview at APSA please email Dr. Frances Jones-Sneed at F.Jones-Sneed@mcla.edu and upload all the required documents listed below, to Interview Exchange. TO APPLY: Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation from professional references, and a statement of teaching and research interests to: http://mcla.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=49544