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Assistant Professor, Political Science - Tenure Track
The University of St. Thomas

  • Jul. 6, 2017
 
  • Assistant Professor, Political Science - Tenure Track
  • The University of St. Thomas
    St. Paul, MN
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Political Science - General
 
 
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Assistant Professor, Political Science – Tenure Track

Number of Openings
1

Posted Date
6/23/2017

Closing Date
To ensure full consideration for the position, all application materials must be received by Friday, October 13, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.

Type of Search
Faculty

Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.

Position Number
2017-2946

Campus
St. Paul

Department/Unit
Political Science – CAS

Employment Type
Tenure Track Faculty

FLSA Status
Exempt/Salaried

Benefits Eligible
Yes

Special Instructions
All application materials must be submitted online at http://www.stthomas.edu/jobs/.  Emailed materials will not be accepted. Candidates will first be asked to create an applicant profile and upload the required documents (listed below) and then submit an online application and voluntary EEO form.  When creating a profile, candidates should upload: 1) Curriculum Vitae 2) Copy of academic transcript3) Statement of teaching philosophy and experience, including evidence of teaching effectiveness 4) Description of research agenda 5) Writing Sample. Candidates will be asked to copy/paste a job specific cover letter into the application. At this time, please do not upload any documents beyond those requested.  Candidates who are selected for further review may be contacted to submit additional materials at a later date.   Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be forwarded to Dr. Angela High-Pippert, Chair, University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Avenue, JRC 432, St. Paul, MN 55105.  If you have questions regarding the position, please contact the department chair at 651-962-5725 or ahighpippe@stthomas.edu.  AA/EOE To ensure full consideration for the position, all application materials must be received by Friday, October 13, 2017.  The position will remain open until filled.

More information about this job:

Overview:

The Political Science Department at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 1, 2018. We are seeking a political scientist with a specialization in Judicial Politics and the ability to teach courses such as Judicial Process, Constitutional Powers of Government, Constitutional Rights and Liberties, and Seminar in Judicial Politics. Candidates will also be expected to teach our introductory course, Government and Politics, and an undergraduate research methods course. This position will also include responsibility for pre-law advising and coaching/advising the university’s Mock Trial team. Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

Qualifications:

A PhD in political science is strongly preferred. Candidates who are ABD (who would be eligible for an initial rank of instructor) will be considered. All applicants must have demonstrable skills necessary for excellence in teaching. Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications from a diverse applicant pool.The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than "Jobs at St. Thomas", the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Special Instructions to Candidates:

All application materials must be submitted online at http://www.stthomas.edu/jobs/. Emailed materials will not be accepted. Candidates will first be asked to create an applicant profile and upload the required documents (listed below) and then submit an online application and voluntary EEO form. When creating a profile, candidates should upload: 1) Curriculum Vitae2) Copy of academic transcript3) Statement of teaching philosophy and experience, including evidence of teaching effectiveness4) Description of research agenda5) Writing Sample. Candidates will be asked to copy/paste a job specific cover letter into the application. At this time, please do not upload any documents beyond those requested. Candidates who are selected for further review may be contacted to submit additional materials at a later date. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be forwarded to Dr. Angela High-Pippert, Chair, University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Avenue, JRC 432, St. Paul, MN 55105. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact the department chair at 651-962-5725 or ahighpippe@stthomas.edu. AA/EOE To ensure full consideration for the position, all application materials must be received by Friday, October 13, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.


 
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