Tenure-Track Position, East Asian Politics/International Politics 

Job Description 

The Department of Politics at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track position in East Asian Politics and International Politics at the Assistant Professor level, to begin in Fall 2010. 

Essential Job Responsibilities Teaching responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach upper division courses in East Asian Politics, Introduction to International Politics (for Politics and International Studies majors), as well as to support the growing International Studies major and the Asian Studies major. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to teach one graduate course per year with the USF Center for the Pacific Rim's Masters in Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS) program. The teaching load consists of two courses per semester, plus one additional course over two years (2-2-2-3 over two years). 


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 by Fall 2010. The candidate will be expected to develop an independent and ongoing research program. 

Special Instructions to Applicants 

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Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, brief description of research plans, evidence of teaching ability (including two sample syllabi, student evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy), a sample of scholarly work, and three letters of recommendation.

As many as possible of these elements should be submitted electronically to:

The Subject Line of your e-mail(s) should begin with your full name: e.g.,

               Subject: Mary L. McEnroe---Teaching Evaluations

Any remaining elements that cannot be submitted electronically should be mailed to:

East Asian Politics/International Politics Search Committee
c/o Elisabeth Jay Friedman and Annick T.R. Wibben
Department of Politics
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA. 94117-1080

Applications must be received by October 9, 2009 in order to ensure full consideration.

The University of San Francisco is a Jesuit Catholic University founded in 1855 to educate leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to work in a culturally diverse environment and to contribute to the mission of the University.

EEO Policy
USF is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence through diversity. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.

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