The Department of Political Science and Geography at Francis Marion University invite applications for a tenure track appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor of Political Science, who can teach courses in public law and in the university’s criminal justice program (shared with the Department of Sociology.) Ph.D. in political science is strongly preferred, ABD considered. The successful applicant will be able to teach both U.S. Government and Introduction to Criminal Justice, upper-level criminal justice/public law courses, and courses related to the candidate’s area of expertise. The teaching load is 4-3. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and university service.

Generous professional development and summer research stipends are available on a competitive basis for tenure and tenure track faculty.

Francis Marion University is a state-supported regional university with a strong emphasis on the liberal arts. Located in Florence, SC, a growing city with a vibrant arts culture, FMU is within easy driving distance of the state capital, Columbia, the resorts of Myrtle Beach, and other areas of interest, including Charleston, Savannah, and Charlotte.

Start Date: August 2019

Required Materials:
1) Cover letter (referencing position number 19-14) describing teaching and research interests and experience;
2) Curriculum vitae;
3) Copies of transcripts for all degrees. (Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate);
4) Three recent letters of recommendation;
5) An article-length research sample;
6) Copies of course evaluations for which the applicant was the instructor of record; and
7) FMU faculty application.

To obtain the FMU Faculty Application please visit: https://www.fmarion.edu/job/assistant-professor-of-political-science-19-14/

Send Application Packet to: Dr. David R. White, Chair, Department of Political Science and Geography, Francis Marion University, Post Office Box 100547, Florence, South Carolina 29502-0547.

Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled.

Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution