The Department of Political Science at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2021.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Qualified candidates will be able to contribute to our NAASPA-accredited MPA program and to at least one of the undergraduate majors housed within the Department of Political Science. Area of specialization is open, but our leading needs are in public policy and state and local government.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree or be ABD in Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, or other relevant fields and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, research, and service. ABD candidates must be nearing completion and should have an expected graduation date before the time of appointment. Expertise should be demonstrated through doctoral transcripts and/or professional experience, and candidates should show a commitment to teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and to furthering the diversity and inclusion missions of the department, college, and university.
Applications received by December 1 are guaranteed full consideration, however the position will remain open until filled.
A complete application should include a cover letter discussing your teaching and research interests/experience, curriculum vitae, sample(s) of scholarship, course syllabi, student evaluations (if available), and graduate transcripts. Items can be combined in files for uploading.
At least three current letters of recommendation should be sent separately to the search committee at [email protected].
EMU is located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Its close proximity to Detroit, Ann Arbor and Lansing provides rich cultural, social and recreational opportunities. EMU was founded in 1849 and is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 17,000 students. EMU is an equal opportunity employer and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report for its diverse campus environment.
For additional information, contact the search committee chair, Tucker Staley, at [email protected].
If contacted, you will be asked to present official transcripts of your highest degree earned at the time of interview.
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