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Assistant Professor - Comparative Politics; Specialization in African Politics, Tenure-Track

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Job Summary:
The Department of Politics at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Comparative Politics (subject to budgetary approval). Area of Specialization: African Politics, ideally with focus on development and aid. Applicants should articulate a commitment to interdisciplinary exploration and applied research; methodological approach is open. The appointment will begin Fall 2015.

Job Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will teach introductory courses as well as upper division courses in their area(s) of expertise. The teaching load consists of two 4-unit courses per semester, plus one additional 4-unit course over two years (2-2-2-3 over two years).

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must have university teaching experience, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, evidence of scholarship (or substantial promise for research and publications), dedication to service, and an earned doctorate in Political Science or a related field by August 31, 2015. The candidate will be expected to develop an independent and ongoing research program.

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