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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

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Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and a writing sample (upload to "Other Document 1"). Optional submissions could include a sample syllabus (upload to "Other Document 2") and/or teaching evaluations (upload to "Other Document 3") . Candidates should have three or more professional letters of recommendation submitted directly to methodsfacuwm@uwm.edu. This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on October 13, 2017. Applications received after October 12, 2017 may not receive full consideration.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Position Number 01332232
Division B48 College of Letters and Science
Department B4878 POLITICAL SCIENCE
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Faculty
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Political Science Department at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Job Summary

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in political methodology to begin Fall 2018. We are interested in candidates with a strong commitment to research and teaching in quantitative methods and their application to substantive political science problems. Primary teaching responsibilities include graduate courses in quantitative methodology, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in the applicant’s substantive sub-field of interest. Preferred qualifications include: a clear research focus in one of the following substantive subfields—Comparative Politics, American Politics, or International Relations—and the demonstrated ability to publish in highly visible peer-reviewed outlets. In addition to a strong scholar and teacher, we are interested in candidates who can serve as a resource to enhance the research activities of the department’s faculty and graduate students.

The Department offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. We seek a person strongly committed to both teaching and research. Completion or near-completion of a Ph.D.in Political Science or a closely related field is expected by August 2018. Salary is competitive with salaries at other research universities. The teaching load is four courses per academic year.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion or near-completion of a Ph.D.in Political Science or a closely related field is expected by August 2018.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include: the ability to teach graduate students seminars on qualitative methodology, a commitment to research and teaching in quantitative methods and their application to substantive political science problems, a clear research focus in one of the following substantive subfields—Comparative Politics, American Politics, or International Relations—and the demonstrated ability to publish in highly visible peer-reviewed outlets. In addition to a strong scholar and teacher, we are interested in candidates who can serve as a resource to enhance the research activities of the department’s faculty and graduate students.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and a writing sample (upload to “Other Document 1”). Optional submissions could include a sample syllabus (upload to “Other Document 2”) and/or teaching evaluations (upload to “Other Document 3”) . Candidates should have three or more professional letters of recommendation submitted directly to methodsfacuwm@uwm.edu.

This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on October 13, 2017. Applications received after October 12, 2017 may not receive full consideration.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 10/13/2017
Position Contact Name Thomas Holbrook
Contact Phone 414-229-4221
Contact Email holbroot@uwm.edu
Application Notes

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document 1
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 2
  2. Other Document 3

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