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Job Title:   Political Science Assistant Professor
 
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JOB DESCRIPTION:
SPELMAN COLLEGE TENURE-TRACK POSITION ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POLITICAL SCIENCE Spelman College seeks a teacher/scholar dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education. All tenure-track candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and sciences education; be able to contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, mentoring and advising; assist in curriculum development; provide service to the department and College; as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment. The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2013. Candidates are expected to have active research and publication records and a record of excellence in teaching. The candidate will be expected to teach courses and engage in departmental and College service, and student advising. The ideal candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: American Politics, Political Theory, Research Methods, International Relations, and/ or Comparative Politics. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Political Science. Review period will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applicant materials must be received no later than March 22, 2013. Competitive salary and an excellent benefits program are available. To apply for the position, please send: a letter of application which identifies the position sought; a curriculum vitae (with contact information); a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; a writing sample of no more than 25 pages; and a statement of scholarly, creative, or research interest. Excellence in teaching, research and/or scholarly or creative production, and service is required. Official copies of graduate transcripts required. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the referee or dossier service. Send all information to: Spelman College, Provost Faculty Human Resources Office, Attn: Ms. Karla H. Williams, Manager of Faculty Human Resources, 350 Spelman Lane, SW, Box 1209, Atlanta, GA 30314. For email correspondence, send to: provostoffice@spelman.edu. Spelman College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer

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