Thursday, December 01, 2005

Towson University

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Department of Political Science invites applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level starting in August 2006. The position is contingent on final funding approval for Fiscal Year 2007. Primary areas of teaching will be foreign policy and national security policy for the undergraduate political science and international studies majors, and courses in comparative national security policy and political violence for the new MA in Homeland Security. Additional areas of teaching include international relations theory. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant field of study at the time of application. Candidates must be actively engaged in scholarship and publication. Candidates must be able to teach courses in foreign policy, national security policy, and international relations theory. Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience. The teaching load is six courses per year during the first three years but may rise to eight courses per year thereafter depending on scholarly production. Salary is competitive. Applicants should send a letter of intent; sample syllabi for foreign policy and national security policy; official transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate education, and three letters of recommendation to: James C. Roberts, Ph.D., chairperson, Department of Political Science, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on February 3, 2006. The position will remain open until filled. Towson University is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.