Political Science/AA/College of Liberal Arts, California State University, Long Beach

Position ID:CSULB-PoliticalScience-ASSTPROFPUBLAW [#7652]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of American Politics - Public Law
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / Public Law
Starting Date:2017/08/21
Appl Deadline:2017/03/01 (posted 2016/08/15)
Position Description:    

RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 7652 - Website Number

POSITION: Assistant Professor of American Politics—Public Law

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 21, 2017 (Fall Semester)

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Political Science or in appropriate related discipline. Degree at time of application, or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2017. Specialization in Public Law, Judicial Politics, Constitutional Law & Theory, or Law & Society. Teaching experience or evidence of strong potential for effective teaching. Demonstrated potential for successful research and publication. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population. DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Specialization in one or more of the following: American law and courts, legal mobilization, rights advocacy and discourse, judicial process, or judicial behavior. Candidates with Juris Doctorate degrees in addition to the Ph.D. are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates who are able to connect their specific areas of interest with broader questions within political science, such as the impact of economic, racial, ethnic, and gender inequality on democratic governance; the capacity of the American political system to deal effectively with economic and environmental challenges; or the relationship between American civil liberties and philosophies of social justice.

DUTIES: Teach courses in American politics at the undergraduate and graduate levels, which may include: Introduction to American Government; How Democratic is the U.S.?; Constitutional Law; Law and Social Change; Jurisprudence; Senior Seminar in Law, Politics, and Policy; Scope and Methods of Political Science; and Graduate Seminar in Public Law. Engage in research leading to conference participation and publication. Participate in service to the department, college, university and community. Advise students, serve as a member of Master’s thesis and comprehensive exam committees.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: •A Student Success Statement about teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page) •Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications and duties •CV (including current email address) •Three current signed academic letters of recommendation •Writing sample •Teaching evaluations •Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree •Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form and an official transcript.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Applications and required documentation should be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline.com (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7652; position #7652). Application materials will not be accepted via post or e-mail.

Requests for information should be addressed to: Teresa Wright, Chair California State University, Long Beach Department of Political Science 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-4605

(562) 985-4705 or teresa.wright@csulb.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin October 10, 2016 Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Further Info:
http://www.cla.csulb.edu/departments/polisci/
email
(562) 985-4705
 
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Political Science
1250 Bellflower Boulevard, SS/PA-257
Long Beach, CA 90840-4605

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