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Daemen College invites applications for a full time, tenure track position in Political Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. A Ph.D. in Political Science with specialization in International Relations or Comparative Politics is required. Area expertise in East Asia or South Asia is preferred; Middle East or Latin America also considered. ABD applicants will be considered only with evidence of anticipated completion prior to Fall 2015. Applicants must have teaching experience, and the promise of teaching excellence, at the undergraduate level. As part of a 4-3 teaching load, the successful candidate will be required to teach an upper-level research methods course, introduction to comparative politics/international relations, a range of lower/upper division courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise, and to participate in the senior thesis rotation.

We are particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate the promise of active involvement in curricular and program development, and commitment to innovative teaching. All Daemen faculty are responsible for student advisement and are encouraged to serve as moderators/facilitators for student organizations and activities. Applicants must also have a commitment to department/college service and a willingness to participate in the College’s innovative core curriculum and other various college-wide initiatives. Experience working with diverse student and faculty populations and evidence of an active, productive research agenda are also required.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Completed applications must be received by February 15, 2015.

The political science program is housed in the History and Political Science Department (Division of Arts and Sciences). Daemen College is a private, liberal arts college offering Baccalaureate, Masters and entry-level Doctoral degrees in a wide variety of professional and liberal arts programs. Daemen College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from women, veterans, people of color, individuals with disabilities and candidates who will contribute to and support the cultural fluency and diversity of our campus. The position begins fall 2015 contingent upon final budgetary considerations.

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