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Job Title: Assistant Professor
Company Name: Boise State University
Location: Boise, ID United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/05/2018
Expire Date: 01/05/2019
Job Categories: Government and Policy, Other, Science
Job Description
Assistant Professor
Boise State University’s School of Public Service is dedicated to excellence in innovative teaching, cutting edge scholarship and meaningful community outreach, serving the State of Idaho, the region, nation and global communities. The school is comprised of rich and diverse academic programs, including Criminal Justice, Political Science, and Public Policy and Administration, as well as interdisciplinary programs such as Environmental Studies, Global Studies and Urban Studies and Community Development. The mission of the school is supported by a variety of centers and institutes that facilitate research and public engagement.

The School of Public Service invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin in August of 2019. The area of specialization for this position is American politics with a focus on political institutions. Those studying how institutions intersect with class, race and ethnicity are especially encouraged to apply.

Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.

Position Overview:

· 1 vacancy

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Teaching undergraduate American Politics courses in Political Science with an emphasis on institutions.

· Opportunities to teach and contribute to interdisciplinary programs and the PhD in Public Policy.
Qualifications & Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

· Doctoral degree in Political Science or a related field (ABD will be considered).


Preferred Qualifications:

· Specialization in American politics with an emphasis on political institutions.

· Focus in areas of class, race and ethnicity.


The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

· Interest and potential in building a strong research record in American political institutions.

· Research record demonstrating theoretical or empirical contributions to the field while utilizing quantitative, qualitative or mixed methods.

· Interest and potential in producing high quality peer reviewed and public service scholarship.

· Interest, experience, and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity.
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Company Name: Boise State University
Company Description:
About Us Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://go.boisestate.edu/join-our-team/. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
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