Lehigh University, Political Science

Position ID:Lehigh-Political Science-AP [#25645]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Political Theory
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Political Science / Political Theory
Appl Deadline:2023/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2023/09/11)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The Department of Political Science at Lehigh University is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in August 2024. The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree in Political Science or directly related field by the date of hire.

The teaching load for this position is two four-credit courses per semester. The successful candidate will contribute to research and teaching in political theory, specifically in American, contemporary, and/or environmental political thought.

Applicants should submit the following: a letter of interest that includes how you will contribute to a diverse and equitable community, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and the contact information for three professional references. All materials should be submitted via Academic Jobs Online. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2023. Questions about this position should be directed to the search committee chair, Professor Brian Fife, at blf218@lehigh.edu.

Serving approximately 130 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate students, the Department of Political Science offers a B.A. and M.A. degree as well as a Master of Public Policy. Interested applicants are invited to visit the Department of Political Science website: https://polisci.cas.lehigh.edu/

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or familial status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering (http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty (https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance).

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
9 West Packer Avenue
Maginnes Hall
Political Science Department
Room 307
Bethlehem, PA 18015