The Department of Political Science at Temple University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in American politics. The successful candidate must be able to teach an introductory political theory course that serves as a writing intensive requirement for our major and will be expected to do so on a regular basis. We are especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching focus on applied topics in American politics such as social movements and American political development, but we are open to other areas of inquiry. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to research.
Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (very high research activity) located in Philadelphia. The College of Liberal Arts is home to 32 undergraduate majors, 32 minors, 23 certificate programs and 15 graduate degree programs. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays a tremendous role in Temple University’s academic success and its mission mirrors both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded: providing access to an excellent, affordable higher education that prepares students for careers, further learning and active citizenship; creating a collaborative community of outstanding faculty and staff who foster inclusion and encourage the aspirations of Temple students; promoting service and engagement throughout Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the nation and the world.
Candidates are expected to have completed a Ph.D. by the beginning of their appointment. Please send a cover letter; curriculum vitae; a sample of written or published scholarly work; a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching portfolio (e.g., sample syllabi, student and/or peer evaluations); a diversity statement that addresses the candidate’s past efforts, and future plans, to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion in their scholarship, teaching, and/or service; graduate school transcript; and three letters of reference to: apply.interfolio.com/95434 Applications received by October 29, 2021, will receive most careful consideration.
Temple University is an Affirmative Action equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
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