Assistant or Associate Professor of American Politics
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of American Politics – Tenure Track (Public Administration & Public Policy)
Date: October 21, 2013
Department: History and Political Science
Bridgewater College seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor of American Politics for a tenure-track position to begin August, 2014.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching responsibilities include Public Administration, Public Policy, State and Local Politics and Research Methods in addition to standard American Politics offerings. Preference will be given to candidates who are dedicated to the liberal arts and willing to participate in the College’s First Year Seminar and General Education programs. The teaching load is three courses per semester plus the College’s January Interterm.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bridgewater College is committed to a diverse faculty and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups. The College emphasizes creativity and innovation in pedagogy, research, and curriculum, and teaching experience at the undergraduate level is desirable. Ph.D. required by August 2014.
GENERAL INFORMATION: The Department of History and Political Science consists of three political scientists and six historians, and offers majors in political science, history, a history/political science combination, and international studies.
Bridgewater College is an independent, private liberal arts college founded in 1880. Located only two hours southwest of the Washington, D.C. metro area, Bridgewater has a total enrollment of approximately 1,850 students representing 28 states and 10 countries. Bridgewater admitted women from the time of its founding and was the first private liberal arts college in Virginia to do so.
Bridgewater offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in more than 60 majors and minors, along with multiple areas of emphasis and concentrations, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, dual degree programs and teacher certification. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 22 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant 300-acre residential campus includes an equestrian center and is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, the state's lowest crime rate, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.
DEADLINE: We will begin reviewing applications December 15, 2013.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Jamie Frueh at: email@example.com.
APPLICATION: Please complete our online application and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, graduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation. With questions concerning the completion of your application materials, please contact Courtney Ritchie at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bridgewater College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and employing a diverse faculty and staff.