Millikin University, History and Political Science
Assistant Professor of Politcial Science
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
The Department of History & Political Science at Millikin University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Political Science, with an emphasis on international politics and history, commencing August 2016. The ideal candidate will be able to teach courses in international politics, international relations, American foreign policy, international law, and related non-western history. A preferred candidate will guide performance learning opportunities for students including internships and Model UN government. International education teaching or leadership expertise is also highly desirable. Candidates should demonstrate ongoing research in the relevant areas. A doctorate in Political Science is expected, but we will consider candidates who have made significant progress on completing requirements of the Ph.D. Strong preference will be given to candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to involve undergraduates in research.
Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,300 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning — a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world.
Review of applications will begin December 1st, 2015. Please send: a letter of application, current curriculum vita, brief teaching philosophy, statements of research interests, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation to millikin.edu/employment. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Applicants may apply online at millikin.edu/employment.
|Primary Category:||Political Science
|Secondary Categories:||Political History / Studies