The Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University invites applications for a one-year faculty position in American Politics/Political Behavior with research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: public opinion, voting/electoral politics, political psychology, and political communication. The ability to offer courses on gender, race, and/or ethnicity is a plus. Candidates should be on track to earn a Ph.D. prior to September 2019.
Appalachian State University is a member of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina System, consistently ranking among the top regional universities in the South. Located in Boone, North Carolina, the University has approximately 18,000 students, primarily in bachelors and masters programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. The Department houses undergraduate programs in political science, public administration and criminal justice and graduate programs in political science and public administration. Additional information about the Department of Government and Justice Studies can be found at http://gjs.appstate.edu. Additional information about the University and surrounding area can be found at www.appstate.edu.
Applicants must send a completed application consisting of a letter outlining teaching and research interests, a current vita, and three letters of recommendation. Inquiries and applications should be sent to Dr. Phillip J. Ardoin, Department of Government and Justice Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact Dr. Ardoin at the email listed. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. A review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.