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Assistant Professor, Tenure-track

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Position Information

Position Number 998942
Functional Title Assistant Professor, Tenure-track
Position Type Tenure Stream
Position Summary

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in political theory at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2018. Candidates should have a Ph.D. by time of appointment. Applicants should have teaching experience and an active research agenda. The faculty member will be expected to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate classes in political theory. The ability to teach in a second field in women’s and gender studies, environmental politics/policy or minority politics is desirable. The department has thirteen full-time faculty and has strong B.A. and M.P.A. programs. Salary is competitive.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D in Political Science by August 1, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number
Recruitment Range Competitive
Org #-Department Political Science - 12214
Job Open Date 09/01/2017
For Best Consideration Date 10/30/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)
Time Limited? No
Time Limited Duration
Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Unofficial Transcript(s)
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Writing Sample(s)
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3
  4. Link to Professional Portfolio
  5. Research Statement

Supplemental Questions

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    (Open Ended Question)