Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Iowa State University (CP/IR)

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Department of Political Science at Iowa State University invites applicants for a tenure track position in the area of social and political movements, broadly defined. Applicants would teach courses in comparative politics and conduct research in areas such as racial, gender, class, religious, or ethnic identity politics, political mobilization and demobilization, democratic or authoritarian social movements, the role of NGOs in political movements, or feminist approaches to political and social movements. The appointment will be at the assistant professor level and will begin on August 16, 2006. The position is open to all areas of regional specialization, conceptual themes and methodological approaches. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, do research in her/his area of specialization, and publish in quality refereed outlets. Applicants must have a completed Ph.D. in Political Science (or related field) by the appointment start date, and evidence of scholarly record and successful teaching. Salary is competitive, based upon experience and qualifications. Candidates should forward a statement summarizing interests and skills applicable to the position, curriculum vitae, writing samples or publications, and letters from at least three references to: James M. McCormick, Chair, Department of Political Science, 503 Ross Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011. Please refer to Vacancy #050439. The Department will begin reviewing files on October 1, 2005 but will accept applications until the position is filled. Please include an email address, if possible, for communication purposes. ISU is an EEO/AA employer.