Overview

The Department of Political Science at Albright College invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Political Science beginning in fall 2019. Applicants must also be able to teach introductory courses in research methods. Ph.D. in Political Science or a closely related field at the time of appointment is expected. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced courses in comparative politics, as well as entry level research methods courses. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop and teach courses in the general studies program. Commitment to teaching excellence, the liberal arts, mentoring undergraduate scholarship, an active program of research, and service to the college and department is required.

Application review will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should fill out the application form at www.albright.edu/hr/employment.html and forward required materials to hr@albright.edu. Applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) graduate transcripts (unofficial is acceptable); 4) sample of scholarly or creative work; 5) statement of teaching philosophy; 6) statement of current and future research; 7) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., student/peer evaluations of teaching, sample syllabi of courses taught); and 8) a statement about commitment to inclusivity and equity. Please arrange to have at least two reference letters submitted, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness. For more information: about the position see www.albright.edu/hr/employment.html; about Albright College: www.albright.edu.