Overview

Posting Number: P1120F

Job Description Summary

The Department of Political Science at Auburn University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 16, 2018. Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Community Planning, Urban Design, Public Policy, or related field by the start date for the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. ABDs or Master level candidates with relevant work experience will be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong instructional skills and the ability to teach at least two core courses in the Community Planning program (such as urban design studio and/or synthesis studios), as well as electives to compliment the Community Planning curriculum (such as urban design methods, plan making, cities and urbanization, and history and theory of urban form). Strong content and methodological knowledge related to physical planning and urban design is required. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who can teach GIS at the graduate and undergraduate level. Primary teaching responsibility is in the Master of Community Planning program within the Political Science Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Public Administration or Political Science by the start date, for the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. However, ABDs will be considered for the appointment at the rank of Instructor.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment and to continue working legally during employment; excellent communication skills required.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, visit https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com. Candidates are required to include a cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position and courses they are able to teach, a current curriculum vita, an official transcript of all graduate work, contact information for three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations (if available), and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy.

Direct questions to: Dr. Jay Mittal, Search Committee Chair,

Department of Political Science,

7080 Haley Center, Auburn University AL, 36849 Fax: 334-844-5348. Email: jay.mittal@auburn.edu