Hood College Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank beginning August 2020. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in political science and have demonstrated ability, or strong potential for success, in teaching courses in modern and contemporary political theory and courses on civic engagement and non-profit studies. The faculty member will also be expected to engage in scholarship and professional development activities. The faculty member will be responsible for coordinating the nonprofit minor and play a significant leadership role in the Martha E. Church Center for Community Engagement. The Center was established in 2017 to strengthen and expand the College’s community outreach efforts and to significantly increase students’ engagement in the community, including but not limited to civic activities, community-based research, service learning and internships. The successful candidate will help the College build a bold and exciting vision and plan for the Center as a cornerstone of the strategic goal to provide experiential learning opportunities to all students and fulfill its mission to “empower students to use their hearts, minds and hands to meet personal, professional and global challenges and to lead purposeful lives of responsibility, leadership, service and civic engagement”.
A Ph.D. in political science is required. Candidates with undergraduate teaching experience and a record of research publications and/or presentations are preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply online via our electronic application which require a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement and three letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation should be sent to Dr. Tamelyn Tucker-Worgs, Chair of the Department of Political Science, by email to email@example.com. For full consideration, please respond by October 28, 2019.
If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (301) 696-3592.
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Hood's picturesque 50-acre campus is ideally situated in the middle of charming, historic Frederick. The Frederick-Washington-Baltimore triangle not only features a vast and diverse array of world-famous social and cultural destinations, but also abounds with internships at government agencies, laboratories, media firms, schools and IT companies, among others. Hood College prepares students to excel in meeting the personal, professional and global challenges of the future. Hood is committed to the integration of the liberal arts, the professions and technology, to the exploration of values, a sense of community and to the preparation of students for lives of responsibility, leadership and service.