Department of Political Science, Colgate University

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Political Science-TAP [#4133]
Position Title: Tenure Track American Politics/Public Policy
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Political Science / Public Policy, Environmental Politics, Urban Politics, American Politics
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2014/06/27, finished 2015/04/07, listed until 2014/12/27)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Political Science at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in American Politics at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor beginning fall semester 2015. High scholarly promise and demonstrable excellence in teaching are essential. We seek candidates with expertise in at least one of the following areas: public policy and administration, political behavior, political and civic culture, and ethnic, urban, or environmental politics. Ability to teach a course on research methods, and a willingness to engage in departmental service at a level commensurate with rank, are highly desirable. Teaching includes a mix of introductory and upper-level courses to satisfy a five-course annual load; all Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Entry-level candidates are expected to have completed a PhD prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, current vita, three letters of recommendation, a short writing sample, and evidence of successful teaching via Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014, and will continue until the position has been filled. Colgate University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University’s academic mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

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Further Info:
126 Persson Hall
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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