University of New Hampshire — Tenure-track Assistant Professor in American Politics

The Department of Political Science at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for tenure-track, assistant professor in American politics, with a specialization in Congress/ U.S. Legislative Politics, starting August 2018. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in hand, an active research program, evidence of excellence in scholarship, and a commitment to outstanding teaching.

Knowledge of legislative politics and methodological expertise expected; ability to teach courses in an additional political science subfield (e.g. research methods or American political thought) is desirable. Areas of thematic interest include, but are not limited to, American political development; women in politics; race and ethnicity in American politics, LGBTQ politics, interest groups, and immigration.

Review of applications begins October 1, 2017. Preliminary Skype interviews will be conducted in late October. Please submit the following via curriculum vitae; letter of interest discussing research, teaching experience and prospective courses; statement of teaching philosophy; three letters of reference; and a publication or writing sample.

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs. The expected teaching load is two courses per semester.

UNH is located in Durham, on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston, 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. The university enrolls 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.