Assistant Professor Position - Political Science

Political Science Department

Full time, Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position – Political Science Department

Position: The Political Science Department at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in Fall 2013.  The candidate will teach courses in  Chicana/Chicano Politics, Mexican-American Politics, and U.S.  Latino Politics.  The candidate will also be expected to contribute to  the department's general education offerings.  Experience in the use  of online instructional technology is desirable.  Position contingent  upon budgetary approval.  Criminal Background Check Required.

Qualifications: A PhD in Political Science at the time of employment is required.

Rank & Salary: Assistant Professor.Salary commensurate.

University & Community Founded in 1868, UW-Whitewater is a premier regional public university with an enrollment of approximately 11,400 students in 46 undergraduate majors and 13 graduate degree programs.  It offers high-quality career-oriented programs integrated with a model general education curriculum.  Whitewater, a city with a population of over 14,000 is located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest.  The immediate area offers a wide variety of summer and winter recreational activities, including facilities of the nearby Whitewater Lake recreational area.  Whitewater is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison and 110 miles from Chicago.

Application:Interested parties should apply in writing. 

Please include:
  A letter of application addressing your qualifications for the position
  Curriculum vitae
  All undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  Three Letters of Recommendation

Application to: Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to:

  Other submissions should be sent to:
    Dr. Larry Anderson, Search Committee Chair
    Department of Political Science
    800 West Main Street
    Whitewater, WI  53190
    Telephone: 262-472-1124
    Fax: 262-472-4767

Deadline: Applications received by Monday October 1, 2012, are ensured consideration; the position is considered open until otherwise noted.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise.  Names of finalists will be released.  A criminal background check is required for employment.