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POSITION: Assistant Professor, Political Science (American Politics and Public Policy)
DEPARTMENT: Department of Political Science
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review begins November 13, 2013 and will continue until on-campus interviews are scheduled.
APPLY TO: Screening Committee Chair, Dr. Melinda Mueller at


Tenure-Track Position Announcement

American Politics and Public Policy


Applicants are invited for a full-time tenure track position in the Department of Political Science at Eastern Illinois University with a beginning date of August 16, 2014. The department seeks a full-time tenure-track faculty member in American Political Institutions and Public Policy. Candidates must have a completed Ph.D. in Political Science, or have ABD status with evidence of substantial progress toward completion of the degree. Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate level courses on American political institutions, an introductory undergraduate Public Policy course, and a graduate level Public Policy course enrolling students from both Political Science and our Sustainable Energy graduate program.  Depending on qualifications, the faculty member also will be part of the instructional rotation for introductory undergraduate Political Science courses, the senior capstone course, and/or undergraduate and graduate level methods courses.  A complete applicant file will include a written letter of application, curriculum vitae, official academic transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be sent to Screening Committee Chair, Political Science Department, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920. Inquiries about the position may be directed to or 217-581-2523.  Review of applications begins November 13, 2013 and will continue until on-campus interviews are scheduled. 
Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community.

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