Job Announcement

Type: Assistant Professor in Political Theory
Institution: Department of Political Science and Public
Administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Location: Charlotte, NC (USA)
Date: from Fall 2017


The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Department of Political
Science and Public Administration invites applications for a tenure
track Assistant Professor position in Political Theory. Required
qualifications include: Ph.D. in Political Science or a related
field, with a primary focus on questions of race or gender;
demonstrated excellence or strong potential in research; and a
commitment to teaching in a diverse environment. Candidates with the
ability to empirically evaluate political theory regarding race or
gender will also be considered. The nine-month tenure track position
begins Fall 2017.

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration offers
an M.P.A., B.A., and a minor. It has 24 full-time faculty members.
Many participate in one or more interdisciplinary programs, including
the Public Policy Ph.D. program, Latin American Studies, Women’s and
Gender Studies, and Africana Studies.

Review of applications will begin September 22, 2016 and will
continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted
electronically to https://jobs.uncc.edu. Please attach the following
documents with your electronic application: (1) letter of application
outlining your scholarly interests and agenda, including teaching
experience, related to the qualifications outlined above; (2)
curriculum vitae; (3) a copy of graduate transcript; (4) one sample
of professional writing; and (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness.
In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent either
electronically in PDF format or by regular mail. All letters must be
addressed to:

John Szmer
Political Theory Search Committee Chair
UNC Charlotte
Fretwell 435F
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223

Any questions should be directed to Dr. Szmer.

Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss
how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their
teaching and research.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral,
research-intensive university located in one of the country’s fastest
growing metropolitan areas on an expanding, modern campus. One of
sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in
the United Sates, UNC Charlotte offers over 28,000 culturally diverse
students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences houses twenty departments in
the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, physical sciences,
and military sciences, as well as eight research centers and
institutes and thirteen interdisciplinary programs.  

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an AA/EOE and an
ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in
which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. It
values diversity that includes, but is not limited to
ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race,
religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. Applicants
will be subject to a criminal background check.


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