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Assistant/Associate Professor (EXPIRED)

APA departmental services program Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Normative Political Theory
AOS categories Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Start date 07/01/2024
Job description

This position is located in the Political Science Department within the College of Arts and Sciences. The successful candidate must have research and teaching interests that include the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics, and be committed to the value of PPE as an educational and intellectual endeavor. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the core courses in PPE and thus must have a working knowledge of political economy and game theory. We are primarily seeking candidates trained in political theory who are able to teach normative political theory courses. However, candidates with a strong normative background who primarily teach American or Comparative politics will be considered as will candidates with an expertise in ethics and public policy who have an interest in a primary appointment in the Department of Public Policy. Significant promise of research excellence is a necessary condition for consideration, as is evidence of significant skills in teaching.  

The Department of Political Science is the fourth largest undergraduate major in the College with more than 700 majors, a graduate program of approximately 80 students in residence and 38 tenure/tenure-track and fixed-term faculty. The Department of Political Science at UNC is committed to a vision of the University where all members of the community feel welcome, valued, and can thrive.

Minimum Qualifications:

ABD or Ph.D or an equivalent degree in Political Science, Philosophy, Public Policy or a related field in the humanities or social sciences. Significant promise of research excellence is a necessary condition for consideration, as is evidence of significant skills in teaching. Must have a working knowledge of political economy and game theory.  

Preferred Qualifications:

We are primarily seeking candidates trained in political theory who are able to teach normative political theory courses. However, candidates with a strong normative background who primarily teach American or Comparative politics will be considered as will candidates with an expertise in ethics and public policy who have an interest in a primary appointment in the Department of Public Policy.

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected].

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. 

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement (including available teaching evaluations and other evidence of teaching excellence), and a writing sample. Applicants will be required to identify the names, titles and email addresses of professional references at the time of application (please note that four are required). Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Alternatively, applicants may list Interfolio as a reference and the application system will solicit recommendations directly from Interfolio. Please see http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System for instructions. Applicants may also list the email of a Graduate Coordinator who will upload their references instead of the referring faculty.
Web address to apply https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/265898
Deadline for full consideration: October 8, 2023, 11:59pm EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/265898
Contact name Shannon Eubanks
Contact email
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Time created September 27, 2023, 9:25pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date March 25, 2024, 6:25pm EST
Expired on March 25, 2024, 6:46pm EST
Last updated March 25, 2024, 10:46pm UTC
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