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Upload Resume or Curriculum Vitae for automatic population of
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option where you can submit your cover letter and all other supporting
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documentation in the "My Experience" section of your application.
POSITION DESCRIPTION :
The Department of Political Science and Law seeks applicants for a tenure-
track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates should have
primary research and teaching interests in US Public Policy and American
Government, with specialization in the intersection between race and/or
ethnicity and American public policy, including in the area of urban policy,
immigration policy, social welfare policy, environmental policy, or any other
appropriate US policy. The successful candidate will be prepared to coordinate
the department's undergraduate Public Policy internships. Candidates should be
prepared to teach undergraduate courses in Public Policy and American
Government, and statistics for public policy. Activities required of all
faculty members include curriculum development, grant acquisition, research,
recruitment and retention activities, advising, service to the department,
college and university. Montclair State University places equal emphasis on
both teaching and scholarly activities.
THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES & DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL
SCIENCE AND LAW
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the university's largest
academic unit with over 5000 undergraduate, Master's and doctoral students.
CHSS awards BA, MA, and PhD degrees through its 16 departments and 9 programs
with over 30 majors and 50 minors. Offering traditional and interdisciplinary
learning, the College is home to outstanding researchers across all
disciplines while its faculty are also superb classroom instructors. The
College proudly embraces the university's diversity and its dual mission of
promoting both research excellence and social mobility though transformative,
accessible education. The Department of Political Science and Law is
recognized both internationally and nationally for the quality of its programs
and curriculum. We offer state of the art political and legal theory in the
classroom as well as a wide variety of courses in International Relations,
Comparative Politics, and American Government. Recent pedagogical innovations
include the development of the U.S. State Department's eDiplomacy program
initiative with Turkey, South Korea, and Great Britain. We host internships
and practicums in venues running the gamut from municipal, state, and federal
opportunities to international NGOs to practical campaign experiences. We
pride ourselves on serving our diverse student body, nurturing them to become
informed citizens, passionate activists, and lifelong participants in the
civic life of their communities, our state and nation.
Doctorate in Political Science or Public Administration, with
concentrations in Public Policy.
Demonstrated scholarship and an active scholarly agenda.
Demonstrated record of teaching excellence.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience in administering a public policy internship program is
DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT
Montclair State University is committed to establishing and maintaining a
diverse campus community that is representative of the State of New Jersey
through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Montclair State
University's commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each
graduate to thrive as a global citizen. As an affirmative action, equal
opportunity institution we are working to support a campus-wide agenda to
foster a community that both values and promotes the varied voices of our
students, faculty, and staff. The University encourages candidates to apply
who will contribute to the cultural tapestry of MSU and who value teaching a
diverse student population, many of whom are first generation students.
SALARY RANGE : Commensurate with experience
STARTING DATE: September 1, 2022
Cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, research and teaching
statements, and representative publications, which can be uploaded during
the application process.
3 letters of recommendation, which can be sent to:
APPLY BY: The position is open until filled and application review begins
Political Science and Law
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Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
institution with a strong commitment to diversity.
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