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The Department of Political Science at Agnes Scott College seeks to hire a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor whose primary focus is U.S. politics, with emphasis on  racial, ethnic, and/or gender politics. The successful candidate will offer courses at the introductory and advanced levels in U.S. government and in the candidate’s field of specialization. Special consideration will be given to applicants who can teach constitutional law and political theory. The 3/2 teaching load may also include contributions to SUMMIT, the college’s global learning and leadership development initiative. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to working with a socially and economically diverse student population.

To apply, send a cover letter that describes your teaching, research, and service, and how your work would contribute to the development of an equitable and inclusive community in the department and at the college. Additionally please include a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy for a diverse student population, and a list of three references. Shortlisted candidates may be asked to supply additional materials at a later date. Direct your materials to the search committee chair, Dr. Mona Tajali at Applications received by September 30, 2022 will receive the committee’s full consideration.

Agnes Scott College is a highly selective, independent, national liberal arts college for women located in metropolitan Atlanta, a cosmopolitan and ethnically diverse region with a vibrant cultural life. The college has been nationally recognized for innovation, a highly diverse student population, and excellence in teaching and is committed to providing its faculty with a supportive academic environment. All faculty reviews evaluate the candidate’s performance in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service, with the highest priority given to teaching. Support for faculty development includes travel funding, a one-semester research leave at full pay after successful completion of the third-year review, a post-tenure sabbatical program, and the opportunity to apply for internal professional development awards.

An equal opportunity employer, Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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