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Assistant/Associate Professor

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC128203145
Company Name
Troy University
Physical Address

Troy, AL 36081
Job Description
  1. Position Information
  1. Job Summary

The Department of Political Science invites applicants for an open rank tenure track position in political science with a concentration in comparative public administration beginning on August 1, 2019. This is a ten-month tenure-track position at our Troy, Alabama location. The minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in Public Administration/International Relations/Comparative Politics/Political Science, or related field by August 1, 2019 with a research specialization in comparative public administration. The teaching will be in our master’s degree (MPA) in public administration as well as undergraduate political science courses, which will be delivered in person as well as online. The job requires that the hire may be asked to teach courses at another Troy location depending on departmental needs. Preferred candidates will have a secondary specialization (such as research methods, or a regional specialization) that can complement our existing faculty strengths. The candidate needs to demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. For best consideration, please submit application documents by October 31, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.
The Department of Political Science at Troy University currently employs twenty-five faculty members who work in three programs: undergraduate political science, graduate international relations, and graduate public administration.

Applicants need to electronically submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, teaching philosophy, research statement, and arrange to have three reference letters uploaded. Please direct all questions to Dr Terry Anderson at tanderson@troy.edu.

  1. Minimum Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in Political Science, Public Administration, International Relations, Politics, Government, or related field by time of appointment

2. Research specialization in comparative public administration

  1. Preferred Qualifications

1. Demonstrated excellence in research

2. Demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching graduate and undergraduate courses that will be delivered on site and online.

3. A strong secondary field in political science that will complement our existing faculty strengths

  1. Reference Letters
  1. Applicant Special Instructions

Qualified applications will be made available to the department/committee for review immediately upon submission. We ask that you provide email addresses for your reference providers and please be certain that the email addresses you list are accurate. If you are selected as a candidate for consideration by the department/committee, an instructional email will be sent to your reference providers to ask that they submit a reference letter on your behalf via a link to our reference portal. Separate reference letters will be requested for each position to which you apply (if applicable), so your reference providers will be contacted separately for each application on which you list them. Reference letters will not be copied from one application to another. You can assure your reference providers that our system is secure and that all letters are confidential. If your reference providers have trouble using the reference portal, please advise them to contact jobs@troy.edu.

Posting Number: F0634P

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Type: Faculty

Department: Political Science – Troy

Division: College of Arts and Sciences

Campus: Troy

Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

If Faculty position: 10 Month

Is this position tenure track or non-tenure track?: Tenure Track

Work Status: Full-Time (FT)

Temporary: No

Location: Troy – T01

Will this position require driving (personal vehicle, university vehicle, utility vehicle, or golf cart) in order to perform the job duties?: No

Work Hours: To be determined

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position: NA

Does this position have supervisory responsibility?: No

Posting Date: 10/05/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Quick Link: http://www.troyuniversityjobs.com/postings/22822


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