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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Political Science 10038676
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Education/Training

Working/Functional Title

Ast Prof/Asc Prof

Position Summary

The Department of Political Science seeks candidates for a 9-month academic year, tenure system position in American Politics, with a Minority Politics emphasis. We are looking to hire an advanced Assistant or Associate Professor. Position begins August 16, 2020. Special consideration will be given to those with research and teaching interests in race, ethnicity, gender, inequality or minority politics in the U.S. context. The hire is part of a new initiative in Minority Politics in the College of Social Science.

A successful candidate will have evidence of publishing high quality research, a documented commitment to teaching, and a record of efforts to secure external research funding. Successful candidates will have a promising research agenda and strong analytical and empirical skills as well as aspire to the highest standards of scholarship, professional activity, and commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. Candidates must currently have a Ph.D. or have completed the Ph.D. by the date of hire. The position begins August 16, 2020.

Please contact Eric Juenke (juenke@msu.edu), chair of the search committee, with any questions.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Political Science

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must have completed a doctorate's degree by the date of hire.   A successful candidate will be expected to have a promising research agenda and strong analytical and empirical skills as well as aspire to the highest standards of scholarship, professional activity, and commitment to graduate and undergraduate education.

Required Application Materials

Applicants must submit a CV, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, two samples of written work, diversity and inclusion statement (which should discuss the applicant's ability and experience working with underrepresented student populations).  Applicants must provide contact information for three references. 

Special Instructions

All applicants must provide contact information for three references.  Associate Professor applicant references will only be contacted if you are on the final interview list.  

Please contact Eric Juenke (juenke@msu.edu), chair of the search committee, with any questions.

Review of Applications Begins On

09/16/2019

Website

HTTP://POLISCI.MSU.EDU

Department Statement

MSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applicants and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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