The Department of Political Science at Virginia Commonwealth University is seeking applications for a tenure track faculty position to begin August 2018 to support the Department's teaching and research mission in the area of American Politics with expertise in American Institutions (especially, Congress), and Contemporary Political Theory. In addition to subfield expertise in Congress, specialization(s) in gender, race, sexuality, class, and/or ethnicity politics is preferred. The successful candidate will also be able to teach our undergraduate and graduate level research methods.
Teaching responsibilities will include courses at the undergraduate level in her/his areas of specialization, as well as providing support to the Department's core curriculum and general education requirements. This position also includes an expectation of service to the Department.
Required qualifications include a PhD in Political Science or related field at the time of employment; - demonstrated expertise and potential for publication in the faculty's area of research; - demonstrated experience in teaching at the undergraduate level; - demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.vcujobs.comVirginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.
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