Assistant Professor of Political Science
Purpose: To teach undergraduate courses in American politics as well as comparative politics, to teach the Global Studies Core seminar course, and to actively contribute to our undergraduate program in political science.
Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. by Fall 2013 with a focus in American politics. Applicants must demonstrate teaching competence in both the American politics and comparative politics subfields.
Description: The Department of History and Political Science at Chestnut Hill College is seeking an Assistant Professor of Political Science with broad training and primary expertise in American Politics and with secondary expertise in the Comparative Politics sub-field. The position is full-time and will begin in fall 2013 and has the potential to become a tenure track position. Candidates using theoretical or historical approaches are especially welcome. The person hired will teach existing courses in the American politics and comparative politics subfields with opportunities to develop new courses for undergraduates. Teaching experience is a plus. While the successful candidate will demonstrate an unquestioned commitment to excellence in teaching, s/he will be expected to develop an active program of research and academic publication and to contribute to advising and programming in the popular and growing major of political science at Chestnut Hill College. The person hired will also teach courses in the Global Studies core seminar, with the understanding that s/he will develop these courses based on his/her area of expertise.
Deadline for Applications: January 15, 2013
Interested candidates may send CV, cover letter, three letters of recommendation and statement of teaching philosophy to:
Jacqueline C. Reich, Ph.D., Department of History and Political Science,
Chestnut Hill College, 9601 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19118.