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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Faculty)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Political Science

Budget Title: Assistant Professor

Local Title: Assistant Professor of American Politics

Posting Date: July 11, 2014

Classification: TBD

Duties: The Department of Political Science and International Relations at the State University of New York at New Paltz seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in American Politics, Public Policy, and Public Administration to begin fall 2015. The successful candidate will have strong quantitative research skills and experience or demonstrable interest in supervising interns and conducting research in the region. The successful candidate will teach courses focusing on American politics and public policy, including federalism, for a general education curriculum preparing students for civic engagement. The standard teaching load is 3/3.

Qualifications: Political Science is preferred; exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered.

Contact Information: Electronic submissions only. Candidates should send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, sample of scholarly work, a teaching portfolio (student and peer evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi) and three current letters of recommendation and teaching to: (preferred format is PDF). Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.
Please note search #F14-15 on all materials submitted. Official transcripts will be required of successful applicant.

Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled; priority given to applications received by 10/03/14.

Other important information about this vacancy: Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, New Paltz is a highly-selective comprehensive public college of about 7,800 students, offering a variety of undergraduate as well as some graduate degree programs. New Paltz is located on a beautiful campus 75 miles north of New York City, in a picturesque area at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, with easy access to the City and to nearby cultural and recreational amenities.

Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer

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