Open Rank - Comparative Politics/Middle East

The Department of Political Science at Colorado College is hiring for a position in comparative politics, broadly defined. The rank is open. The position requires expertise in the Middle East and North Africa, broadly defined. Crucial to the position is potential for, and commitment to, excellence in scholarship as well as in teaching at a liberal arts institution.

Colorado College is committed to fostering an intellectually rigorous and inclusive environment in which students and employees of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives can learn and work. Candidates should identify the ways in which they can contribute to these goals.

Colorado College has a distinctive academic program, the Block Plan, in which professors teach, and students take, one course at a time. Each block is three and a half weeks long, with an academic year of eight and a half blocks. The teaching load is six blocks a year. Faculty can apply for a limited number of release blocks, as well as various sources of funding, to pursue research.

If the successful candidate is to begin employment at the assistant professor level, all requirements for the Ph.D. should be complete by the starting date of August 24, 2020.

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of research goals; 4) a statement of pedagogical principles; 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness (including syllabi and evaluations); 6) undergraduate and graduate transcripts; 7) a dissertation abstract (if applying at the assistant professor level); 8) a sample of scholarly publications, and 9) three letters of recommendation to: https://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/4035.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

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