Assistant Professor of African American Politics Is Needed At Western Washington University

About the Position: The Political Science Department and the American Cultural Studies Program at Western Washington University invite applications for a tenure-track position in African American Politics at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in September 2018. The tenure line will reside in Political Science.

Job Qualification: 

  • Doctorate or ABD in Political Science or related fields, with expected completion by June 15, 2019
  • Specialization in one of the following: African American political behavior, African Americans and American Political Development, African Americans and American Political Institutions, or African American Political Thought
  • Ability to effectively teach introductory and upper division courses in American Politics, including advanced courses in African American Politics and related areas
  • Ability to effectively teach introductory and upper division courses in American Cultural Studies
  • Ability to teach introductory research methods/social statistics
  • Ability to conduct high quality scholarship in the area of African American Politics
  • Ability to work and interact with culturally diverse student organizations and academic programs
  • Ability to work effectively within a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff

Preferred  Qualification: 

  • Ability to pursue a methodologically intersectional approach to African American politics

Job LocationWestern Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

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