Department of Political Science, Colgate University

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Political Science-AM_TEN [#7283]
Position Title: American Poilitics Tenure Track
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Political Science / American Politics, Environmental Politics, Gender and Politics, Elections, pubic opinion and voting behavior, parties and interest groups, state politics and federalism, bureaucracy and policy implementation, political communication, urban and local politics, political psychology
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/05/11, finished 2017/01/04, listed until 2016/11/09)
Position Description:    

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

American Politics

The Department of Political Science at Colgate University invites applications for two appointments in American Politics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2017. High scholarly promise and demonstrable excellence in teaching are essential. Candidates are expected to have completed a Ph.D. prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The department seeks candidates whose research and interests center on one or more of the following subjects: elections, public opinion and voting behavior; parties and interest groups; state politics and federalism; bureaucracy and policy implementation; political psychology; urban and local politics; political communication, gender and politics, and environmental politics. Americanists with an interest in comparing the U.S. to other democratic political systems are also invited to apply.

Teaching includes a mix of introductory and upper-level courses to satisfy a five-course annual load. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Applicants must submit a letter of application, current vita, three letters of recommendation, a short writing sample, and evidence of successful teaching via Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate's ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin on October 3, 2016. Address any additional questions or correspondence to: Professor Michael Hayes, Chair, American Politics Search Committee, Department of Political Science, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346 (Email address: 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 Colgate University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

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

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