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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor – American Politics/Political Thought/Race, Ethnicity, and Politics

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Submit a curriculum vitae; cover letter, addressed to Professor Bruce Larson, Chair, Department of Political Science; writing sample; transcripts; and a separate teaching philosophy statement. In addition, applicants should enter the names and email addresses of three professional references. After the applicant completes his/her on-line application, the professional references indicated will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one of the letters of recommendation must address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until a successful candidate is found. Application materials must be received by December 8, 2017, for full consideration. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Larson: blarson@gettysburg.edu

Posting Details

Position Information

Department Political Science
Job Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor – American Politics/Political Thought/Race, Ethnicity, and Politics
Job Type Tenure-Track position
Is Tenure Track Yes
Job Summary

The Department of Political Science at Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Political Science at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2018.

Qualifications

The successful candidate should have a commitment to teaching in the liberal arts tradition and show potential for scholarly engagement. The Department of Political Science seeks candidates in the subfields of American Politics and American Political Thought. The successful candidate is expected to offer introductory courses in political thought and advanced courses in American politics, political thought, and race, ethnicity, and politics.

A Ph.D. in political science or ABD status is required. The teaching load is 3/2.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a curriculum vitae; cover letter, addressed to Professor Bruce Larson, Chair, Department of Political Science; writing sample; transcripts; and a separate teaching philosophy statement. In addition, applicants should enter the names and email addresses of three professional references. After the applicant completes his/her on-line application, the professional references indicated will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one of the letters of recommendation must address the applicant’s teaching effectiveness.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until a successful candidate is found. Application materials must be received by December 8, 2017, for full consideration. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Larson: blarson@gettysburg.edu

EEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

Posting Number 20100081F

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Candidate Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Writing Sample #1
Optional Documents