UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN
OPEN LINE IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – PUBLIC POLICY/PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Michigan-Dearborn is seeking candidates for a tenure track appointment as an assistant professor of political science in Public Policy/ Public Administration to begin September 1, 2011. Applicants must be committed to teaching excellence and an active research agenda. Preference will be given to candidates who have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment, but consideration will be given to those who are very close to completion. We are seeking candidates who have a broad-based knowledge of policy processes. Specific policy subfield is open, though we are especially interested in candidates with expertise in intergovernmental relations, bureaucracy, organizational leadership, or homeland security. Candidates should be able to teach an undergraduate course in research methods which is required of all political science majors. The teaching load is three courses per semester, which will include classes in both the undergraduate program in political science and the Department’s interdisciplinary master's degree program in public policy/public administration.
Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2010, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send all materials to: Prof. Julio Borquez, Department of Social Sciences, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI, 48128.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is an equal opportunity /affirmative action employer. The campus is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment, and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.