Assistant Teaching Professor, starting August 2021. This is a full-time, qualified rank (non-tenure track), renewable position.
Responsibilities: Teach introductory, upper-division, and graduate courses in American Politics, broadly defined. The teaching load is 4/4.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Political Science or related field (e.g., government) (ABDs will be considered as long as the requirements for the degree are completed by August 2021); College-level teaching experience in political science, as instructor of record or TA; Area of specialization is American politics, as indicated by graduate comprehensive or qualifying examination or dissertation research; Effective teaching of undergraduate students, as demonstrated by the contents of the Portfolio of Teaching Effectiveness (see below); Experience teaching Introduction to American Government and at least one other course; Evidence of high-impact or enterprising teaching practices across platforms within Portfolio of Teaching Effectiveness (see below); Evidence of professional pedagogical development within Portfolio of Teaching Effectiveness (see below) or Cover Letter. Preferred Qualification: Experience teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in public administration.
Credentials Required for Application: Cover letter describing teaching experience and research interests; Curriculum vitae; Writing sample (e.g., a dissertation proposal or chapter, academic journal article, working paper to be submitted to a journal); Statement of contributions or commitment to diversity in higher education; Portfolio of Teaching Effectiveness, which includes a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus, and quantitative and qualitative teaching evaluations (if available); Contact information for three professional academic referees who will provide a current letter of reference that should address quality of teaching (dated within the past year); Copies of transcripts indicating all relevant graduate course work and highest degree completed.
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