Assistant Professor of Political Science (International Relations/Comparative Politics)

United States Naval Academy
  • Location
    Annapolis, Maryland
  • Sector
    Government
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 08

Position description

The Political Science Department invites applications for multiple tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in International Relations and/or Comparative Politics beginning August 2018. USNA is a service academy and top tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. The successful candidate should have conducted innovative research in security studies, international political economy, or politics of developing countries with regional expertise on Russia and Eurasia, South Asia, or Southeast Asia. Candidates should expect to contribute to teaching introductory and intermediate courses in political science, as well as upper-level electives in their field of concentration. Candidates should have a robust research agenda and strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Teaching load is typically three sections per semester with small section sizes (18-22 students) and 2-4 preps per year. Candidates should also have a strong commitment to student advising and mentoring, and to service to the institution. 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • A Ph.D. in Political Science is required (anticipated completion of Ph.D. no later than July 2018 is acceptable).
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens

Preferred:

  • A teaching interest in security studies, international political economy, or politics of developing countries with regional expertise on Russia and Eurasia, South Asia, or Southeast Asia.  

Required:

All Civilian Faculty Positions at USNA are subject to a background investigation.  These investigations are conducted to ensure that individuals hired are trustworthy, of good conduct, and reliable. More information about the background investigation process can be found at the Academic Dean and Provost’s website here http://www.usna.edu/Academics/Faculty-Information/Background-Investigation-Info.php

Application instructions

Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on Globaljobs.org

follow us on Twitter