Assistant Professor of Practice

The University of Arizona
  • Location
    Tucson, Arizona
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Feb 24

Position description

The School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice career-track position to contribute to our online and in-person BA Law and Political Science programs. The responsibilities of this fiscal year (12 month) position include: teaching Introduction to American Politics and other advanced undergraduate courses (6 total courses per academic year), providing administrative program support, promoting student success, and developing professional opportunities for students in law and politics related fields. We are especially interested in scholars whose teaching and research address questions about the politics of law, race, and/or gender.

You may be asking, what is a Professor of Practice? SGPP views these appointments as members of the core faculty, who may be eligible to serve as graduate faculty. Professors of Practice are central to our instructional and service missions, as well as to the growth of our research and outreach enterprises. Candidates with previous experience exclusively in academia will be considered alongside those with relevant experience outside of the academy. We are interested in candidates with ongoing research agendas; and candidates who are active in community engagement and outreach.

This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.

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