The Department of Political Science and Economics at Rowan University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Political Science position beginning in Fall 2020. The Department seeks candidates with expertise in public policy. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching, as well as the potential to secure external grant/fellowship support. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced courses in public policy and American politics. A 3/3 teaching load is guaranteed for the first two years and can be renewed annually with evidence of continuing scholarship. Female candidates and candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Rowan University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
If you plan to attend the American Political Science Association (APSA) conference in Washington D.C. and would like to meet, please send your CV and a letter of application by August 1 to firstname.lastname@example.org. We plan to meet with a limited number of applicants during the conference; however, all applicants will have equal consideration, regardless of attendance at APSA. Full applications should be submitted through the online applicant tracking system as discussed below.
Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) is the second largest college at Rowan University with seven departments, seven interdisciplinary programs, and seventeen majors. The College also has a number of established graduate programs and is in the process of developing more programs at the Master’s and Doctoral level. The College also houses a number of Centers and Institutes that serve both research and pedagogical functions. CHSS places a strong emphasis on exceptional teaching, research and service. Our mission is to empower, transform, and engage students and faculty, as well as the global communities in which we live. We actively support faculty research and strive to include faculty as full partners in governance within the College.
Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Political Science (or related field) by August 1, 2020. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The first full review of applications will begin on October 28, 2019.
Applications must include a cover letter, a CV, unofficial transcripts, a writing sample, and a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, courses taught, teaching evaluations, etc.). Please do not submit letters of reference at this time.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Candidates must demonstrate authorization to work in the United States. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
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