This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track undergraduate faculty position (100% teaching) at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong interests and ability to teach courses in the interdisciplinary international studies program, international relations and/or comparative politics, international climate policy, and other classes dependent on expertise and department needs.
The person selected for this position would need to teach in at least 2 of the following areas: Political Science, International Studies, or Geography.
Opportunities exist for optional summer employment through teaching, research grants, internship supervision and other funding sources. Anticipated Appointment date: August 2020.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ph.D. in Political Science or International Studies. ABD's will be considered if candidate demonstrates she or he will have the Ph.D. completed by June 1, 2020.
Demonstrated ability or potential to effectively teach undergraduate courses in Political Science and International studies.
Demonstrated commitment to effective advising, service, and scholarship.
Preference will be given to candidates willing to periodically lead students in Education Abroad experiences.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
A two-part statement (other document), not to exceed 3 pages, covering oyour primary and secondary teaching interests, experience in classroom, and any evidence of successful teaching at the college level oyour research and scholarly activity agenda.
An unofficial transcript (official copies of transcripts will be required if hired).
Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of 3-5 references who can specifically comment on your teaching ability, experience and professional preparation (references).
Inquiries should be addressed to: Davida J. Alperin, Search and Screen Chair Department of Political Science email@example.com
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by February 1, 2020.
Internal Number: 5938
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