Associate or Full Professor --- Politics & Media

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job #
076581

Job Title
Associate or Full Professor --- Politics & Media

Location
Washington, D.C.

Pay Range
Commensurate w/ Experience

FLSA Status
Exempt

Hours

As determined by department chair

Job Type
Full-time

Rank
Associate

Campus
Washington, DC

Unionized Position Code
Not Applicable

Job Description

The Department of Political Science at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs seeks to hire a tenured Associate or Full Professor whose scholarship focuses on Politics and Media. This faculty member would be located in Washington D.C . and serve as the inaugural Research Director of the newly launched Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship, a joint center between the Maxwell School and SI Newhouse School of Public Communication.

The political science department is housed within the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, which is committed to citizenship education at the undergraduate level and to graduate education in public affairs and the social sciences. We seek candidates who complement the broader Maxwell mission and have interdisciplinary interests.

The center will also include visiting fellows, and Syracuse-based faculty will have an opportunity to participate through events or limited residencies

We welcome applicants who study political communication. We also are open to multiple methods, and issues in domestic, international, and comparative contexts. This position is open with respect to subfield and geographic focus. Candidates should have an outstanding record of scholarly publications, the ability to communicate scholarly findings broadly and the ability to teach effectively both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

This position starts in Fall 2023 and is part of a broader Syracuse University Cluster Hires Initiative. The Citizenship and Democratic Institutions ( CDI ) Cluster draws together a diverse group of scholars who address critical issues related to the contested meanings of citizenship, civic engagement, public management, and the impacts of democratic institutions on social and economic well-being. The successful candidate will help shape future, multi-disciplinary hiring in the CDI Cluster, and lead and contribute to externally funded projects and interdisciplinary research initiatives within the Maxwell School and across the University.

Qualifications
  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. in political science or a related field.
  • The Maxwell School is interested in candidates who can contribute to the inclusiveness and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.
Job Specific Qualifications

Responsibilities
  • Teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels; research; and advising.
  • We particularly welcome applicants who study political communication. We also are open to multiple methods, and issues in domestic, international, and comparative contexts.
  • This position is open with respect to subfield and geographic focus, but we are especially interested in candidates who focus on American politics and comparative politics.
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Physical Requirements

Not Applicable

Tools/Equipment

Not Applicable

Application Instructions

In addition to completing an online application, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter, a research statement, a sample of professional writing, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement about diversity, equity and inclusion, and evidence of quality teaching..

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Quick Link
https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/94994

Job Posting Date
08/03/2022

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled
Yes

Priority Consideration
10/07/2022

Job Category
Faculty

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