Assistant Professor, Political Science

Louisiana Tech University
  • Location
    Ruston, Louisiana
  • Sector
    Education
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 26

Position description

Assistant Professor of Political Science. Tenure track, nine-month position. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date: September 1, 2024. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Political Science (or related field) by September 1, 2024.

RESPONSIBILITIES: We welcome applicants whose research and teaching focuses on comparative politics, specifically the use of misinformation/disinformation by state/non-state actors; digital media, communications, and emerging technologies in a comparative context; comparative political communications; and/or information warfare. The successful candidate will join a vibrant academic unit that prioritizes interdisciplinary teaching and research collaboration between the humanities and social sciences. The candidate will have the opportunity to teach courses in her/his areas of specialization and interest within either Comparative Politics or International Relations, as well as research methods. In addition, the ability to contribute to a new interdisciplinary graduate program focusing on media studies and technology is highly desired. The normal teaching load is three courses per quarter. A strong commitment to exemplary teaching at the undergraduate level, scholarship/research activity, and good interpersonal and collegial skills are expected. 

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