Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Gender and Politics job

This is brand new. If you know anyone who might be interested, please forward it, and feel free to contact me or the chair of the search committee if you have questions.

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in American Politics with an emphasis on gender and politics. The nine-month tenure track position begins in August 2013.  Successful candidates should possess the Ph.D. degree upon appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with strong quantitative skills, prior teaching experience, as well as a commitment to promoting diversity as a value of the department and the college. 
The candidate will teach introductory American Politics (a part of UNC Charlotte’s general education program), Women and Politics, and other undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in the candidate's area of interest.  The candidate will also contribute to UNC Charlotte's interdisciplinary Women's and Gender Studies program (http://womensandgenderstudies.uncc.edu/). In addition to the baccalaureate program, the Department of Political Science and Public Administration houses a NASPAA-accredited MPA Program, and is a core constituent in the Ph.D. Program in Public Policy. UNC Charlotte is a doctoral, research intensive university, located in one of the nation's fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding modern campus. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United States, UNC Charlotte offers over 26,000 culturally diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences houses 20 departments in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, physical sciences, and military sciences, as well as eight research centers and institutes and 13 interdisciplinary programs. We boast a diverse student body and value faculty members who can relate to our students.
Review of applications will begin November 14, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit application materials electronically to https://jobs.uncc.eduPlease attach the following documents with your electronic application: (1) letter of application outlining your research agenda, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a writing sample, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), (5) three letters of recommendation, and (6) copy of graduate transcripts. Alternatively, letters of recommendation may be sent directly by mail or email to Dr. Martha Kropf, Chair, Gender and Politics Search Committee, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC, 28223; mekropf@uncc.edu. 
UNC Charlotte is an AA/EOE and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained.  We celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status.  Applicants are subject to criminal background checks.


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Politics job are easy to find but very difficult to do...

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