Wednesday, July 27, 2005

California State University Dominguez Hills

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] California State University, Dominguez Hills, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in political science at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, Economics and Labor Studies in the College of Business Administration and Public Policy. The appointment will be effective Fall Semester 2006. Appointment and start date are subject to the availability of funds. POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Teaching duties may consist of day and evening classes. Additional responsibilities include advising, research and service consistent with the mission of the University and the College of Business Administration and Public Policy. Published research in support of the mission is expected and required for tenure and promotion. Teaching responsibilities will include both lower division and upper division undergraduate courses. Opportunities for summer session teaching assignments are possible. QUALIFICATIONS A. Required: An appropriate terminal degree in political science, international relations or closely related field with a major in international relations and comparative politics. ABDs will be considered. A record of or potential for effective teaching and scholarly research and publication in the above fields. B. Preferred: PhD in an appropriate field. A record of or potential for effective teaching and scholarly research and publication in some combination of the following areas: international relations theory; comparative politics theory; American foreign policy; and introductory research methods. RANK AND SALARY Appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and salary are dependent upon qualifications and professional experience. Compensation, benefits, workload, and related factors are competitive. APPLICATION PROCEDURE To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than October 1, 2005. Thereafter, review of applications will begin and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date for this full-time position is Fall Semester 2006, which begins in late August 2006. Candidates are requested to submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita or resume, three (3) recent letters of recommendation (originals only), and teaching evaluations to Dr. Richard L. Palmer, Chair, Political Science Search Committee, College of Business Administration and Public Policy, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson CA 90747. Additionally, Dr. Palmer will be attending the American Political Science Association conference to recruit faculty. Please contact him and forward vita if you are interested in an informational interview. Contact information: email and phone 310 243-3444. THE POLITICAL SCIENCE, ECONOMICS AND LABOR STUDIES DEPARTMENT The General Concentration in the political science major requires students to complete courses in research methods, history of political thought, American government, international relations and comparative politics. A specialized Global Politics Concentration in the major is also offered. A minor in political science is available to students majoring in one of the liberal arts and sciences. Please visit the College website at for more information. THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC POLICY The College of Business Administration and Public Policy consists of three business departments (accounting and finance, information and operations systems, and management and marketing), two departments of public policy (political science/economics/labor studies and public administration) and applied studies. The College houses 60 full-time faculty, 2100 undergraduates and 450 graduates. Enrollments in the College have been growing steadily and are projected to continue. The College offers three graduate degrees, an MBA, MPA and a Masters of Science in Engineering Management (jointly with CSULB). All three degrees have on-line options, and the MBA Online program was cited in the Wall Street Journal and is listed as a top-ten best buy by The public administration program is accredited by NASPAA. For more information please go to THE CAMPUS California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 13,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs. The University, with its five colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services. The campus is also the site of the dynamic public-private partnership between CSU Dominguez Hills and AEG Corporation that spawned the Home Depot Center athletic complex. Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U. S. CSUDH is an Equal Opportunity, Section 504, Title IX Employer. Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH available at, or by calling campus Public Safety Department at (310) 243-3639.

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