Thursday, September 29, 2005

Dominican University of California

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Department of Politics and International Studies at Dominican University of California invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level with a primary focus on International Relations and a secondary focus on Comparative Politics. Any area of comparative expertise is welcome. Teaching duties include Introduction to the Study of Politics and a range of upper-division courses in International Relations and Comparative Politics. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching as well as a commitment to scholarship and university service. Candidates will be expected to have Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment. The department is one of the fastest growing at the university, and we are particularly interested in candidates who wish to contribute to curriculum and program development. Dominican is an independent, international, learner-centered university of Catholic heritage located in San Rafael, California, 11 miles north of San Francisco, with a campus of 18 buildings is nestled on 80 wooded acres. The total student population is just under 2000 and average class size is 15 students. Full time faculty teach 4 courses per semester and faculty salaries are competitive with similar institutions in the San Francisco Bay Area. Applicants should submit a cover letter (detailing their suitability for the position), a curriculum vitae, a statement of research agenda, teaching evaluations (if available), graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin in November and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials should be sent to: Politics & Int’l Studies Faculty Search, c/o Human Resources, Dominican University of California, 50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901-2298. Dominican University of California is strongly committed to building a diverse community and therefore is an equal opportunity employer.

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