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TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AMERICAN POLITICS

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Position Details

Summary

Operating Title TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AMERICAN POLITICS
Long Classification Title
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH COLA Political Science [UCPOLT]
Summary of Position

The Department of Political Science at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for tenure-track, assistant professor in American politics, with a specialization in Congress/ U.S. Legislative Politics, starting August 2018. The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs. The expected teaching load is two courses per semester.

Additional Job Information

Review of applications begins October 1, 2017. Preliminary Skype interviews will be conducted in late October. Please submit the following via http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/27048 curriculum vitae; letter of interest discussing research, teaching experience and prospective courses; statement of teaching philosophy; three letters of reference; and a publication or writing sample. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be uploaded by your referees. Once your application is complete and submitted, your list of references will be notified to submit letters via the jobs.usnh.edu portal.

Posting Number/Job Order # PF0105FY18
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand, an active research program, evidence of excellence in scholarship, and a commitment to outstanding teaching. Knowledge of legislative politics and methodological expertise expected.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

The ability to teach courses in an additional political science subfield (e.g. research methods or American political thought) is desirable. Areas of thematic interest include, but are not limited to, American political development; women in politics; race and ethnicity in American politics, LGBTQ politics, interest groups, and immigration.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/27048
Percent Time Information (FTE) 1
Faculty Information Tenure-Track
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify
Type of Position Faculty

Posting Details

Posting Date 07/13/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information

UNH is located in Durham, on an 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston, 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. The university enrolls 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged, as are international applicants.
The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

This position is responsible for the supervision of Does not supervise
Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
  4. Research Statement
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Scholarly Documents (1)
  7. Recent Publications (1)
Optional Documents
  1. Digital Images
  2. Scholarly Documents (2)
  3. Scholarly Documents (3)
  4. Recent Publications (2)
  5. Recent Publications (3)
  6. Additional Teaching Materials (1)
  7. Student Evaluations
  8. Teaching Evaluations