The Department of Political Science at Furman University invites applications for an open rank tenure-track appointment in comparative politics to begin Fall 2017. The candidate’s teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in comparative politics and upper level courses in the area of Middle East politics. The ability to teach a Politics of Africa course and/or an introductory course in research methodology is a strong plus. S/he must demonstrate the potential for superb teaching and excellence in scholarship.

Furman University is a private, selective liberal arts college of about 2,700 residential students located in Greenville, South Carolina, which is situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Greenville has a thriving downtown and international community and is within a short driving distance of Charlotte, Atlanta, and Asheville. The Department of Political Science has 15 full-time members. Normal teaching responsibilities are five courses, spread over two terms, typically including two or three introductory courses and two or three upper level courses.

We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. We will also meet with interested and qualified candidates at the American Political Science Association convention in Philadelphia, PA. To apply please go to https://jobs.furman.edu/postings/5738 . For any questions please contact the chairperson of the search committee Dr. Akan Malici at akan.malici@furman.edu. Furman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Furman offers employment benefits to domestic partners of employees.

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