Job no: 495154
Work type: Faculty Full-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
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|Position Title (Classification Title):||Assistant Professor 128650|
|Working Title:||Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics|
|Job Summary:||The Reubin O'D. Askew Department of Government at the University of West Florida invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Political Science in the field of Comparative Politics with research and teaching expertise in the politics of East Asia. The successful candidate will demonstrate promise as a teacher-scholar, preparing and regularly teaching courses at the general education, undergraduate and graduate levels, and maintaining an active research agenda. The teaching load is three courses per semester, including regular contributions to our growing MA programs in Political Science and International Affairs. The department is open to diverse theoretical and methodological approaches. The department houses the World Languages Program. We encourage potential candidates to familiarize themselves with our graduate and undergraduate programs by visiting the department website: https://uwf.edu/cassh/departments/reubin-od-askew-department-of-government/.
UWF is a public university situated on a 1,000-acre campus with over 13,000 students enrolled in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. It sits just north of Pensacola, home to world-class beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, water sports and other outdoor activities, an active food culture, and a vibrant downtown. Nearby amenities include Florida's growing "30A" corridor, historic Mobile, Alabama, and New Orleans, an accessible drive along I-10.
|Department||Dept of Government|
|Minimum Qualifications:||Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a strong commitment to teaching, academic research, and service.|
|Position Qualifications:||PhD in Political Science or related discipline; promise of excellence in teaching and research.
ABD applicants will be considered, but successful candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by May 2024.
|Preferred Qualifications||Graduate coursework and research in East Asian Politics; experience teaching introductory courses in a language of East Asia.
Proficiency in an East Asian language will be given special consideration.
|Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:||
This position requires a criminal background screen.
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Work Hours||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. dependent on course schedules|
|Salary Range||Commensurate with experience|
|Preferred Response Date:||November 1, 2023|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach curriculum vitae, letter of application, unofficial transcripts showing the highest degree conferred, teaching statement, sample syllabus and provide contact information for three letters of recommendation. References will be contacted upon submission of this application. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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