Wilkes University
  • 15-Nov-2018 to 15-May-2019 (EST)
  • Political Science
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Wilkes University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Political Science, housed in the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences to begin fall semester 2019.  The Department offers a major and minor in Political Science, Public Administration, and International Studies.

The department seeks a candidate with the abilities and interest to teach courses in Congress, the Presidency, and Public Administration. Special consideration will also be given to those candidates who have expertise in quantitative methods and minority politics, broadly defined.  In addition, the successful candidate will also teach Introduction to American Government each semester. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester with typically no more than three course preparations per semester. Faculty are expected to have an active research program and to contribute to shared governance.

A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  We request each application to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of course evaluations, if available, statements of teaching philosophy and research agenda and philosophy, and graduate transcripts. Please include three (3) letters of recommendations as well. Review of applications will begin January 4, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings.  The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

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