Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Position ID:UMass-Political Science-POLISCIHISTORY [#1828]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Location:Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, United States [map]
Subject Areas: History / International, US Foreign Policy
Political Science / Environmental Politics, Public Policy
Appl Deadline:2012/11/02 finished (posted 2012/08/30, updated 2013/05/05, listed until 2013/02/28)
Position Description:    

The Departments of Political Science and History of the University of Massachusetts Amherst invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship starting Fall 2013. Depending on qualifications, the scholar will be appointed to a tenure-track position in either History or Political Science with an adjunct appointment in the other department. Teaching and graduate-advising responsibilities will be divided between the two departments. The position requires expertise related to public policy in contemporary history; it is open to substantive policy area but we are particularly interested in candidates with substantive research agendas focused on environmental policy, immigration policy, or labor and family policy. Candidates will be judged on their scholarly research as well as teaching. A Ph.D. in history, political science, public policy or a closely related discipline is required at the time of the appointment. Applications received by November 2, 2012 will be given full consideration. The department strongly prefers that applicants submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and writing samples in electronic form through the Academic Jobs Online website at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1828 and arrange for electronic transmission of three letters of recommendation to the same site. If necessary, printed materials may be sent to Stephen Marvell, Political Science, 322 Thompson, UMass Amherst, 200 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003-9277. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to position@polsci.umass.edu. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a member of the Five College consortium along with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke colleges and is also a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples. The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. We are committed to fostering a diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum.

Application Material Required:
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And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://polsci.umass.edu/
 
Dept of Political Science/Umass
Attn: Stephen Marvell
Room 322 Thompson Tower
Amherst, MA 01003-9277

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