Assistant Professor of Political Science

Position: Assistant Professor
Department: Political Science
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 10/15/2013
Hire Date: 8/2014

Arkansas Tech University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Political Science, beginning mid-August 2014. ABD required, PhD desired. Successful applicant must have a specialization within the field of American politics, with the ability to teach the introductory surveys in American Government as well as upper-level courses including American Political Behavior, Research Design, and Statistics for Political Science.  Applicants with a specialization in American Political Behavior preferred; applicants with a secondary specialization in judicial politics will be given additional consideration.  Arkansas Tech is a mid-sized liberal arts university emphasizing teaching and undergraduate education.  Send letter of application, vita, copies of transcripts, and three letters of recommendation by October 15, 2013 to Dr. Jeff Woods, Political Science Search Committee, Department of History and Political Science, Arkansas Tech University, Witherspoon 255, Russellville, AR 72801. Questions should be directed to Dr. Woods at Review of applications will begin immediately after the application deadline. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.  AA/EOE