Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations
Position Number: F128
Position Summary: You will be impressed by the quality of the Political Science and International Relations Programs at Geneseo. The focus of the department is on analytical sophistication and enabling graduates to think critically about political life in a variety of settings.
Among the goals of the search is increasing the diversity of the faculty in the Department of Political Science & International Relations, and we therefore welcome applicants who are from groups that are historically underrepresented at the College.
For more information on what we can offer faculty visit: Academics at Geneseo
The Department of Political Science and International Relations at SUNY Geneseo is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August, 2020. Duties of the position include:
Teach the American Politics Introductory course, a course on the American Presidency and/or Interest Groups and Social Movements, plus additional upper division courses in American Politics, which could include courses on Women and Politics, Identity Politics, and/or Class-based Politics.
Establish a program of research and publication in Political Science with a focus on American Politics.
Contribute to pedagogical and curricular development and management of the Political Science major at Geneseo.
Provide academic advisement to students.
Mentor and supervise undergraduate research and other projects.
Contribute to governance through service at the department and college level.
Contribute service to the discipline and university.
Our priority is teaching excellence. We seek someone with a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting and who is prepared to teach both introductory courses and advanced courses in their area of expertise. A commitment to working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds is essential. We also value applicant experience with integrative learning, such as linking academic endeavors with social advocacy or community engagement.
Required Qualifications PhD in Political Science at time of appointment. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level in Political Science. Demonstrated potential to develop and teach courses in the American Politics subfield. Evidence of the potential for an active scholarly program in political science. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as the ability to establish and maintain positive learning environments for students and collaborative relationships with colleagues.
Preferred Qualifications Enthusiastic commitment to liberal arts education. Evidence of undergraduate advising.
About SUNY Geneseo SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. http://www.geneseo.edu
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