Assistant Professor - Political Science (American Government)

Department of Public and International Affairs

Vacancy #13F020
Position #4719

The Department of Public and International Affairs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for an assistant professor, tenure‑track position in American politics, with a specialization in state and local politics, beginning August 2013.

All candidates must be able to teach introductory American politics and state and local politics. Additionally, applicants who can teach research methods and other courses in American government, such as the presidency, the judiciary, or public policy are highly desirable. A Ph.D.in political science is required or must be obtained within the first academic year of employment.

To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at http://consensus.uncw.edu. The application shall include (1) a letter of interest and CV addressed to Jennifer Horan, Ph.D., Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee/American Politics, (2) contact information for three professional references, (3) a summary of teaching evaluations combined into a single document, and (4) samples of research.  Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are preferred.

For questions regarding the online application process, contact Mrs. Donna Treolo at (910) 962-3220 or treolod@uncw.edu. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Horan at horanj@uncw.edu. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. The application deadline is Friday, November 2, 2012. Criminal background checks will be conducted on finalists prior to offers of employment.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


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