Kent State University Political Science - Open Rank Tenure Track Position

The Department of Political Science at Kent State University invites
applications for a tenure-track position, open with regard to region and
rank, in Comparative Politics, to begin in August 2017. We seek scholars
studying marginalization, structures of oppression, and the politics of
dissent, with potential topics including, but not limited to: identities
(race, gender, sexualities, ethnicity), global inequality, settler
colonialism, migration, borders, and labor.

The Political Science Department at KSU is a PhD-granting department with a
dynamic, well-published faculty and a robust undergraduate program that
encourages students to engage and change the world around them. The
successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to conduct and publish
research commensurate with the expectations of a research institution and to
teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. There will be ample
opportunities for collaboration across departments and for community
engagement. The teaching load for untenured TT faculty members is two courses
per semester.

Applicants should have a PhD in Political Science or cognate field such as
Sociology, Black or Africana Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, or
Sexuality Studies at the time of hire (August 2017). Review of applications
will begin in mid-November and continue until the position is filled.
Candidates for Assistant Professor should show promise of a quality research
agenda and teaching success, and senior scholars should show evidence of
scholarly impact in their area of research. Applicants at the Assistant level
should submit a CV, a letter of interest, a writing sample, a teaching
portfolio, a research plan, graduate transcripts, and three letters of
reference; senior-level applicants should submit a CV, a letter of interest,
a writing sample, a teaching portfolio, and a list of three references. All
applications should be submitted to

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any
other characteristic protected by law.

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