Bates College, Politics
Assistant Professor of Politics
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maine, United States|
The Department of Politics at Bates College invites applications for a tenure-tracked position focusing on the politics of gender and development. The department is particularly interested in scholarship and teaching that intersect with Africana and African Diasporic Studies through a gender and development lens. Candidates who demonstrate success with marginalized and underrepresented students and lived experiences are encouraged to apply. Applicants should show a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, to scholarly research, and to the implementation of inclusive pedagogies. The position would start on August 1, 2020. Candidates should have a Ph.D. completed, or nearly complete. We are open to and encourage a variety of methodological approaches and paths to scholarly excellence. Responsibilities include teaching five courses per year (usually two courses per semester and one course during a four-week “short term” in May) as well as academic advisement of majors and advisement of individual senior theses. The college and the department are committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusivity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal and identify their strengths and experiences in this area are encouraged to apply. Consideration of applications will begin October 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
ABD will be considered, Ph.D., preferred.
Review of applications begins October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit the following: (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vita, (3) pedagogy statement, (4) research statement, (5) statement on how attention to inclusion and equity informs your teaching and research, (6) writing sample, (7) graduate transcripts, and (8) three letters of recommendation.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
|Primary Category:||Political Science
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies