University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, Democracy and Justice Studies
Assistant Professor in Democracy and Justice Studies: Legal Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
Essential Job Functions
The Department of Democracy and Justice Studies, with emphases in American Studies, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, US and the World, and Women’s and Gender Studies, seeks an Assistant Professor in political science, or other closely related field, with specialization in areas such as Public Law, Law & Courts, or Law & Society, and a focus on one or more of the following subjects: constitutional law, criminal justice reform, legal research and writing, immigration and immigrants’ rights, and/or racial and ethnic justice movements. Candidates with experience teaching in higher education will be given preference.
This position includes the following responsibilities:
- Teach lower-level and upper-level courses, such as Introduction to American Government & Politics, Introduction to Democracy and Justice studies, Constitutional Law, and Law and Society, as well as other courses specific to expertise.
- Serve as dedicated pre-law advisor.
- Advise students.
- Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
- Perform institutional and community service.
- Contribute to the ongoing development of the Democracy and Justice Studies Department.
In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.
- Earned Ph.D. in Political Science, or closely related field, from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered. However, an earned doctorate in Political Science, or closely related field, from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal. ABD candidates will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.
Conditions of Appointment
Position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment. Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years, although tenure decisions may be at any time. Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure. Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity and institutional service required for retention and promotion. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
Please go to the full job posting at https://www.uwgb.edu/human-resources/employment/career-opportunities/assistant-professor-democracy-and-justice-studie/, and select the applicable application link.
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|Primary Category:||Political Science
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
American History / Studies
Immigration History / Studies
Law and Legal History
Political History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
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