Saint Michael's College, founded in 1904 by the Society of St. Edmund and headed by President John J. Neuhauser, is identified by the Princeton Review as one of the nation's Best 371 Colleges. A liberal arts, residential, Catholic college, Saint Michael's is located 3 minutes from Burlington, Vermont, one of America's top 10 college towns. As one of only 270 institutions nationwide allowed to have a Phi Beta Kappa chapter on campus, Saint Michael's has 2,000 full-time undergraduate students, some 500 graduate students and 200 international students. In recent years Saint Michael's students and professors have received Rhodes, Woodrow Wilson, Guggenheim, Fulbright, National Science Foundation and other grants, and Saint Michael's professors have been named Vermont Professor of the Year in four of the last eight years. The college is a top-100 national liberal arts college according to the 2011 U.S. News rankings, and is listed in the prestigious Fiske Guide to Colleges.
Saint Michael’s College is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Political Science in Political Theory at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in fall 2013. A Ph.D. in political science and prior teaching experience are required. Candidates must be able to teach an introduction to political theory course, courses in modern and contemporary political thought, as well as an introduction to politics course. The teaching load at Saint Michael’s is 11 courses over a two-year cycle (3-3/3-2), which typically enroll a maximum of 25 students each. Preference will be given to candidates who fit well within a collegial environment with an institutional commitment to social justice and community participation, and which supports original research and interdisciplinary teaching. We are especially interested in candidates who could contribute to institutional interdisciplinary priorities with theories of racial, ethnic, feminist and/or environmental politics.
- Ph.D. in Polictical Science
- prior teaching experience
Saint Michael’s is a Catholic, residential, liberal arts college with an undergraduate enrollment of 2,000 students. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching and be supportive of the mission of the College. Saint Michael's College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering and affirming an inclusive, multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment for its students, faculty, and staff. In their cover letters, applicants are encouraged to address their potential contribution to the promotion of this diversity.
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