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Full Time Lecturer

Political Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Intelligence Analysis
AOS categories Epistemology
Decision Theory
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
Normative Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Start date Until the position is filled
Job description

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Political Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in politics and public policy to begin on August 14, 2019. A full-time lecturer position at UAH is a teaching position with a 4/4 teaching load, both undergraduate and graduate courses, but no research responsibilities.

Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. degree in Political Science or a Ph.D. degree in a related discipline with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in Political Science. We are seeking a candidate with a concentration in domestic or international public policy. In addition, candidates must be able to teach courses in national and international intelligence and security to contribute to a planned program in criminal justice and intelligence studies. Salary is commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Professional and Continuing Studies, and Science. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. A vibrant downtown entertainment district, including Broadway and symphony performances, contribute to Huntsville’s cultural life. For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, please visit http://www.huntsville.org.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 94 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, five M.A. programs, and six certificate programs. We recently added a BFA with a Gaming and Animation track. The college has also led the way in creating several interdisciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Political Science offers a BA major and minor in Political Science, an MA in Public Affairs & Policy, a Pre-Law Certificate Program (undergraduate, with the Department of Philosophy), and an International Security Policy Certificate Program (graduate). The undergraduate curriculum provides a major and a minor in political science with courses offered in American government, comparative politics, international relations, political philosophy, public law, public policy, and methodology. The graduate program focuses on domestic and international public policy, including policy formation, implementation, and evaluation, with special emphasis in intelligence and security studies. For more information about the Department, please visit http://www.uah.edu/ahs/departments/political-science.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application review will begin May 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application must include a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, graduate transcripts, and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of application materials will begin as soon as possible and materials will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted via Skype. Application material should be sent to: Dr. John Pottenger, Chair; Department of Political Science; Conference Training Center, Room 106; University of Alabama in Huntsville; Huntsville, AL 35899 or polsci@uah.edu.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled. Please refer to log number: 19/20-353

How to apply
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application review will begin May 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application must include a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, graduate transcripts, and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of application materials will begin as soon as possible and materials will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted via Skype. Application material should be sent to: Dr. John Pottenger, Chair; Department of Political Science; Conference Training Center, Room 106; University of Alabama in Huntsville; Huntsville, AL 35899 or polsci@uah.edu. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled. Please refer to log number: 19/20-353
Web address to apply http://www.uah.edu
Email to apply
Hard deadline July 23, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Contact
Web address for more information https://www.uah.edu/hr/careers/faculty-careers
Contact name Dr. John Pottenger
Contact email
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Time created April 24, 2019, 10:15am EST
Scheduled expiry date July 23, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Last updated April 24, 2019, 10:15am EST
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Review of applications begins May 1, 2019, for position beginning August 14, 2019.

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