Assistant Professor (Government): American Politics/International Relations
Manhattan College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Government and Political Science, beginning Fall 2015. We seek a dynamic teacher and scholar specializing in American Politics or International Relations. For American Politics, we look for at least one of the following specializations: American Political Institutions, Urban Politics, State and Local Politics, Public Law and Administration, Media and Politics, or Gender and Politics. Political Theory, Political Economy or Research Methods is a welcome second field. For International Relations, we look for at least one of the following specializations: International Relations Theory, International Political Economy, or Research Methods. The successful applicant will play a vital role in the International Studies Program.
Teaching responsibilities will include the Core Curriculum course in Government. Ph.D. at the time of appointment is expected. Candidates should show excellence in teaching, evidence of an active scholarly agenda, and the potential to engage in service. We are particularly interested in candidates who share Manhattan College’s commitment to social justice and service to the community. The opportunity exists for the successful applicant to contribute to our interdisciplinary programs in Urban Studies, Peace Studies, International Studies and Labor Studies.
Applicants should send a letter of application, including teaching experience and research agenda, a CV, an unofficial graduate transcript, and three professional references. Also please submit a statement of your teaching philosophy that includes a discussion of five courses in our catalogue that you would be most interested in teaching. Submit all materials electronically to Dr. M. R. Antolik, Chair, Government Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.