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Assistant Professor in Identity and Politics
Marquette University


Date Posted Oct. 2, 2020
Title Assistant Professor in Identity and Politics
University Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI, United States
Department Political Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 17, 2021
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Political Science - General
 
 

Position Overview

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Identity and Politics at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August 2021. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand or have fulfilled all requirements for the degree by the start of the appointment. The position is open with respect to subfield.

Candidates’ scholarship should examine racial, ethnic, and/or indigenous studies. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, how identity should be conceptualized; how identities are represented politically; the intersection of racial and ethnic identities with other identities; race and public policy; and how the politics of race and ethnicity affects democratic governance.

Marquette University, an EOE that values diversity, is a Jesuit, Catholic university with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. We seek candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s Mission Statement, which can be found at http://www.marquette.edu/about/mission.shtml. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

We seek a colleague with a record demonstrating the potential for excellent teaching and research. Faculty are expected to conduct research and publish scholarship in leading peer-reviewed outlets. The successful candidate will teach an introductory course in her or his subfield and will have the opportunity to develop undergraduate and graduate courses in her or his areas of expertise.

The successful candidate will also offer a course for Marquette’s new Race, Ethnicity, and Indigenous Studies (REIS) program on a regular basis. This course will be part of their teaching load, which will be commensurate with junior faculty in the Department of Political Science. The successful candidate will also serve on one of the two main departmental committees and engage in other departmental, university, and professional service as appropriate.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Earned doctorate or a terminal degree. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and high quality research.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand or have fulfilled all requirements for the degree by the start of the appointment. The position is open with respect to subfield.


  • It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.


 
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