Annonce poste: Assistant Professor in Political Theory, Department of Political Science and Public, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, deadline: from Fall 2017

HiSoPo vous informe de la publication d’une annonce de poste d’Assistant Professor in Political Theory au Department of Political Science and Public de l’Université de Caroline du Nord à Charlotte (NC, USA).

Job Announcement

Type: Assistant Professor in Political Theory
Institution: Department of Political Science and Public
Administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Location: Charlotte, NC (USA)
Date: from Fall 2017

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Department of Political Science and Public Administration invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Political Theory. Required qualifications include: Ph.D. in Political Science or a related field, with a primary focus on questions of race or gender; demonstrated excellence or strong potential in research; and a commitment to teaching in a diverse environment. Candidates with the ability to empirically evaluate political theory regarding race or gender will also be considered. The nine-month tenure track position begins Fall 2017.

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration offers an M.P.A., B.A., and a minor. It has 24 full-time faculty members. Many participate in one or more interdisciplinary programs, including the Public Policy Ph.D. program, Latin American Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Africana Studies.

Review of applications will begin September 22, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically to Please attach the following documents with your electronic application: (1) letter of application outlining your scholarly interests and agenda, including teaching experience, related to the qualifications outlined above; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a copy of graduate transcript; (4) one sample of professional writing; and (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent either electronically in PDF format or by regular mail. All letters must be addressed to:

John Szmer
Political Theory Search Committee Chair
UNC Charlotte
Fretwell 435F
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223

Any questions should be directed to Dr. Szmer.

Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching and research.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research-intensive university located in one of the country’s fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding, modern campus. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United Sates, UNC Charlotte offers over 28,000 culturally diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences houses twenty departments in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, physical sciences, and military sciences, as well as eight research centers and institutes and thirteen interdisciplinary programs.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an AA/EOE and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. It values diversity that includes, but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.