Villanova University, Political Science
Assistant Professor of Political Science - American Government/Political Behavior
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
The Department of Political Science invites applicants for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in the fall semester 2014. Ph.D. in hand is strongly preferred. ABDs will be considered; however, continued employment is subject to completion of the Ph.D. no later than August 15, 2015.
Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate (MA) courses. Candidates should have expertise in American politics and political behavior with a specialization in one or more of the following: race and ethnic politics; gender politics; voting behavior; and interest groups. The ability to teach quantitative methods is highly desirable, and the ability to teach undergraduate research methods is required. Evidence of teaching excellence and promise of a strong record of research and publication are essential. Broad training in political science is expected.
Teaching duties include a 3-2 teaching load for the first three years. After a successful Third Year Review, a one-semester sabbatical is available in the fourth year and the 3-2 teaching load may be continued for another three years contingent on a successful and promising record of scholarship.
Applicants must apply on-line at http://jobs.villanova.edu. The on-line application should include a detailed letter of application indicating your interest and suitability, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, official graduate and undergraduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, two short writing samples, two syllabi (if available), and evidence of teaching effectiveness. All material must be received by September 13, 2013.
Villanova University is a Roman Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order, located in the ethnically, racially, and culturally diverse Philadelphia metro region. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values. The department values dynamic and diverse faculty members who are committed to teaching, scholarship, and service. For a more detailed description of the Department, please consult http://www.psc.villanova.edu
Questions about the position can be directed to the department chair, Dr. Matthew Kerbel at email@example.com. Applicants must apply on-line at http://jobs.villanova.edu.
|Primary Category:||Political Science