Assistant Professor of Political Science - College of Wooster in Wooster Ohio

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College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio 44691

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Political Science at The College of Wooster seeks to fill a tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning in the fall of 2016. We are looking for a broadly trained specialist in Political Theory and Constitutional Law to teach introductory and advanced courses in the Political Science Department, and to supervise independent research projects as part of the College’s Independent Study requirement. The successful candidate should have a demonstrated ability to teach courses and advise research projects in contemporary and modern Western political theory. The candidate also will teach a course in political theory methods and approaches, as well as advanced Constitutional Law classes. In addition, they should have demonstrated experience and preparation to take on coaching and advising duties for Wooster’s nationally competitive Moot Court program.


We prefer candidates who will have completed the Ph.D. in Political Science by the time of appointment and who have had previous independent teaching experience. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of effective teaching (including syllabi and student evaluations), graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation at: Applications received by October 15, 2015, will receive full consideration.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Drug-free workplace.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Political Science
  • Political Theory
  • Constitutional Law
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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