Assistant Professor-Tenure System
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Job no: 515382
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:
College Of Social Science
Political Science 10038676
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Education/Training, Non-Union
The College of Social Science at Michigan State University seeks candidates for a 9-month academic year, tenure system position in Comparative Politics. We are looking to hire an Assistant Professor, preferably at a more advanced level. As part of a new initiative on Minority Politics, we seek applicants whose research and teaching (graduate and undergraduate) falls in the politics of identity and representation (related to ethnicity, race, religion, caste, tribe, region, gender, sexual orientation, and/or class) in a comparative context. The position is open with regard to regional specialization, social scientific disciplinary training, and tenure home within the College of Social Science. A successful candidate will have evidence of securing external funding, a record of publishing high quality research, a strong future research agenda, and a documented commitment to teaching. The position begins August 16, 2019.
Doctorate -Minority Politics
Candidates must have completed a doctorate's degree by the date of hire. A successful candidate will be expected to have evidence of securing external funding, a record of publishing high quality research, a strong future research agenda and a documented commitment to teaching.
Required Application Materials
Applicants must submit a CV, cover letter, three letters of reference, a research statement, one sample of written work, a teaching statement and a diversity and inclusion statement.
Please provide contact information for at least 3 letters of references.
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