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Assistant Professor of Politics (#878)

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The Department of Politics invites applications for a tenure-track position in formal theory and quantitative methods with specialization in international relations or comparative politics. The position will be filled at the assistant professor level beginning in Fall 2020. Ph.D. in political science is required. Candidates should have experience teaching introductory research methods at the undergraduate level and supervising research employing statistical analysis. The successful candidate will teach and advise students in both Politics and the interdisciplinary International Relations Program. Teaching load is 2/2. Salary is competitive.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., graduate transcripts, a sample syllabus of an introductory course in research methods, a sample syllabus of a course in their field of specialization, a short writing sample, and statements concerning (1) research interests, (2) teaching philosophy, (3) mentoring of a diverse student body. Deadline for applications is October 1, 2019. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. Electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically after the completed application has been submitted. Instructions are online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first-generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.