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Tritsch Postdoctoral Fellowship

Miami University (Ohio)
Oxford, Ohio
Not Specified
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May 11, 2023

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Political Science: Tritsch Postdoctoral Fellowship in the area of American Politics. This is a one-year, twelve-month, position, potentially renewable for a second year based on performance and funding.

The Tritsch Postdoctoral Fellow is intended to advance undergraduate education in America’s history, its political and economic institutions, and the central principles, ideas, and issues arising from the American and Western traditions which continue to animate our national life. Twelve-month appointment, the Tritsch Fellow will teach one course per term, including (1) an introductory course on American Government in the Fall semester, and (2) a course related to the research expertise of the Fellow in the Spring semester; and develop and deliver the Jack Miller Founding Civics Summer Institute event dedicated to American political thought in the Summer of 2024 for middle school and high school civics teachers.

Required: Ph.D. in political science or closely related field, earned December 2022 through August 2023.  Applicants must intend to pursue an academic career in which he or she will advance student learning about American government and political institutions. No award may be made to a scholar who has previously received a postdoctoral fellowship funded in part or in full by the Jack Miller Center, received a Ph.D. or equivalent degree from Miami University.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research interests, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and appropriate evidence of teaching effectiveness to Inquiries may be directed to Professor Patrick J. Haney at Screening of applications will begin May 26, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

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