Overview

Slippery Rock University (SRU) of Pennsylvania’s Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with dual specialization in International Relations and Comparative Politics to commence in August 2019.

  • The successful candidate will teach four courses/three preparations per semester, including two sections of one of our introductory courses (e.g., Introduction to International Relations, Introduction to Comparative Politics) each semester, have broad knowledge of both international relations and comparative politics, and ultimately aid in the creation of a new global politics concentration.
  • The candidate is also expected to support the department’s student-focused mission, including advising students, creating internships and other opportunities for students outside of the classroom, and advising Model UN, Model NATO, and/or Model African Union student groups.
  • Furthermore, we seek a creative individual who demonstrates a commitment to civic engagement, service learning, and active learning pedagogies.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate must hold a PhD in political science or international relations by the start date, with specific research and teaching interests in both comparative politics and international relations, as demonstrated by at least two of the following: dissertation substance, graduate course work, and/or teaching experience.

Successful performance in an on-campus interview and teaching demonstration is also required. Commitment to the education of diverse populations is also required.

For a complete description and to apply, go to http://careers.sru.edu AA/EEO