Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Metropolitan State University

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] Metropolitan State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor to begin fall 2006. Duties include teaching political science or geography courses, course development, advising students, providing support to the department’s urban teacher social science major, engaging in scholarly/creative pursuits, and providing service to university and community. Required Qualifications • Doctorate or ABD (Ph.D. or Ed.D. required for tenure) in: (1) Political Science or Public Administration with a specialty in American Government and Politics, or International Relations; (2) Geography, with a specialty in cultural geography and background in global/and or urban geography; or, (3) Social Studies Education with substantial coursework in political science and/or geography. • Knowledge of, and experience with, diverse cultural communities such as African American, Asian American, American Indian, Chicano/Latino, or new immigrant communities; • Demonstrated commitment to serving a culturally diverse student population; • Evidence of effective college-level teaching. Preferred Qualifications • Specialization in ethnic politics or global studies; • Knowledge of, or interest in, issues related to K-12 education in culturally diverse urban communities, particularly related to students of color and new immigrant communities. Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2005. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vita, teaching portfolio (a one-page statement of your philosophy of education, student evaluations, sample syllabi), one sample of scholarly writing (chapter, article, or presentation), and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of five references. Address all materials to Social Science Search Committee, c/o Tina Ersfeld, Metropolitan State University, 700 E. Seventh Street, St. Paul, MN 55106-5000. For more information, contact Janet Enke, Chair, Social Science Department at (651) 793-1438 or TTY users call (651) 772-7687. A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

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