Assistant Professor (American Politics Institutions)

Posting Details

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Position Details

Posting Number TSU202108 Official TSU Title Assistant Professor (American Politics Institutions) Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

The Department of Political Science seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor. This position calls for applicants who are qualified to teach: Legislative Politics, Executive Politics, Judicial Politics, Constitutional Law, Civil Rights and Introduction to Political Science. The ability to teach research and quantitative methods is a plus. Candidates need to have a good understanding of American government because the course workload requires teaching a minimum of six credit hours each semester of the Department’s survey courses of American and Texas government. Effective teaching, commitment to service, student advising, and the potential for scholarly productivity are part of the responsibilities involved in this position.

Essential Duties Summary

Teach Legislative Politics, Executive Politics, Judicial Politics, Constitutional Law, Civil Rights, Introduction to Political Science, research and quantitative methods and other courses as requested. Potential to publish in scholarly outlets, write grant proposals, and seek external funding. Commitment to student advising and service and performing other job-related duties as required.

% FTE

100%

Hiring Range Commensurate with experience. Education

An earned doctoral degree (Ph.D.) from an accredited college/university in political science.

Required Licensing/Certification

N/A

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

N/A

Work Experience

N/A

Working/Environmental Conditions

N/A

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

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Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date 10/21/2019 Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you an earned doctoral degree (Ph.D.) from an accredited college/university in political science?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you taught research and quantitative methods?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you taught any of the following courses: Legislative Politics, Executive Politics, Judicial Politics, Constitutional Law, Civil Rights and Introduction to Political Science? Please list all that apply.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3


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