Assistant Professor - Public and International Affairs

University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Location
    Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 30

Position description

The Department of Public and International Affairs is seeking a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Political Science with training in Comparative Politics. This position requires an active research program and carries a 3-3 teaching load.

Minimum Requirements

We expect the successful candidate to begin in August 2018. Candidates must be capable of excellent and dynamic teaching primarily at the undergraduate level with a focus on comparative politics. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a productive and active research agenda producing peer reviewed research, and to participate as a department citizenship through service. A PhD in Political Science, or related field, is required.  ABD candidates will be considered, however, the candidate must have a PhD in hand prior to starting the position in August 2018.

Preferred Qualifications

We are searching for a candidate whose expertise examines various aspects of comparative politics (including, but not limited to, democratization, political economy, comparative institutions, etc.), and we are particularly interested in those with regional expertise in China and/or Southeast Asia. The ideal candidate will also have graduate training in international relations in order to contribute to our IR curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both the introductory and upper level, as well as a course in political methodology.

While the focus of this position is on undergraduate teaching, the successful candidates may have the opportunity to contribute to one of our three graduate programs: Conflict Management and Resolution (CMR), Public Administration (MPA), and Coastal & Ocean Policy (MCOP).

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Public and International Affairs supports the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and several minors: International Affairs, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Political Science, Pre-Law, Public Administration, and Security Studies. At the graduate level, faculty support courses in the Master of Public Administration, Master of Arts in Conflict Management and Resolution, and Master of Coastal and Ocean Policy.

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