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Regular Faculty - Political Science

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 8, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
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Full Time
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University of Idaho

Regular Faculty - Political Science

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $60,870.11-$64,450.70 depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Department of Politics and Philosophy at the University of Idaho ( invites applications for the Slayton Professorship in East Asian Politics, a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment is expected to begin August 2022.

While the position is open to applicants from all subfields, the successful candidate will have a specialization in Chinese politics and foreign policy and will also have an interest in South East Asia. Duties will include active scholarly research, undergraduate teaching and advising, and normal committee service and outreach. The standard teaching load is five courses per year (3/2 semester load). Salary is competitive and contingent on experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Political Science or equivalent field (e.g., Government, Politics, International Affairs) by the start of the position;
  • Ability to teach lower-level courses in Comparative Politics and International Politics;
  • Ability to teach upper-division courses in Chinese and East Asian politics and in Chinese foreign policy.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse cultural backgrounds, or experience working with people holding similar or different world views while advocating for inclusion of all people;
  • Ability to teach Methods courses;
  • Expertise in International Political Economy.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000935P

Posting Date: 08/06/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
First consideration will be given to applicants who apply on or before September 10, 2021. Please submit:
(1) a cover letter
(2) a curriculum vitae
(3) a 2-3 page statement describing current and future research projects (upload as Other Document 1)
(4) a 2-3 page pedagogy statement
(5) a writing sample (upload as Other Document 2)
(6) a list of 3 references and
(7) a diversity statement that details how the candidate’s teaching, service, and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field (upload as Other Document 3). Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further University of Idaho’s commitment to diversity.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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