The Department of Political Science at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2023.
EMU is an equal opportunity employer and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report for its diverse campus environment. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and to furthering the diversity and inclusion missions of the department, college, and university.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Teach contractual load of undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department or school.
Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.
Keep posted office hours during the week which are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.
Provide academic advising to students, if applicable.
Serve on search committees for hiring of new faculty members, departmental committees and other service committees across the university.
Participate in activities such as student registration, orientation, convocations and commencements.
Attend and participate in scheduled departmental meetings and functions.
Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, if applicable.
Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.
Engage in pursuits that help to further organize and contribute to growth of the body of knowledge in their respective disciplines, and/or to explore interdisciplinary implications.
Perform related Departmental duties as required.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Political Science or a related field by August 2023 and demonstrate a strong commitment to both teaching and research. Area of specialization is open, but candidates must be willing and able to include classes on the U.S. presidency, Congress, parties, or interest groups in their regular rotation of course offerings. Expertise should be demonstrated through doctoral transcripts and/or professional experience.
Applications received by December 1 are guaranteed full consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.
Your application should include a cover letter discussing your teaching and research interests and experience, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, one or more samples of scholarship, and, if available, course syllabi and student evaluations. Items can be combined in files for uploading. Also include contact information for three references. References will be contacted for a letter of recommendation based on the contact information provided.
EMU, located in Ypsilanti, Michigan, was founded in 1849 and is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 17,000 students. Its proximity to Detroit, Ann Arbor and Lansing provides rich cultural, social and recreational opportunities.
For additional information, please contact the search committee chair, David Klein, at email@example.com.
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan's exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.