Job Announcement: Assistant Professor of American Politics, Salve Regina University
By Kelly M. Hanlon on Thursday, Oct 23 2008
Salve Regina University's Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 1, 2009. Candidates should demonstrate strong potential for effective undergraduate teaching, scholarship, and support for the University's mission. The PhD is required. The department is seeking a candidate with a specialization in American Politics and Government. Teaching duties include introductory American Government courses and upper level courses in American Political Thought, the Presidency/Congress/Judiciary, Civil Liberties, and Constitutional Law. Courses emphasize the role of the Founding principles, institutions, and statesmanship in the development of American politics. Instructors are encouraged to use primary texts.
Applying: Applicants for the position must apply online only at http://www.salve.edu/offices/hr/index.cfm. When applying online, qualified applicants should attach a current curriculum vitae and statement of teaching philosophy. Other required material (three letters of reference and official graduate transcripts) please forward via mail to:
Dr. Dean de la Motte
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Salve Regina University
100 Ochre Point Avenue
Newport, RI 02840-4192
The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2008 and continue until the position is filled.
Additional Information: Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including: health and dental coverage, life insurance, long-term disability, 403B plan, tuition benefits and more. Salve Regina University is an EO/AA Employer. Salve Regina is committed to creating a more racially and ethnically diverse campus community, and encourages applications from candidates who share those values. Information on the University's Affirmative Action Policies and Procedures can be obtained in the Human Resources Office. Pre-employment background checks are required of successful candidates