POLITICAL SCIENCE - The Department of Political Science in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California invites applications for a full-time, academic year, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor with a specialization in Public Law, to begin September 14, 2015. The successful candidate will have research expertise and the ability to teach courses in law and society, including such courses as Mock Trial, Judicial Politics, Constitutional Law, and others on the American legal system. The typical teaching assignment is 12 units per quarter.
Cal Poly is committed to the teacher-scholar model in which faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, produce quality scholarship, and provide service to the institution. Preference will be given to applicants with an ability to engage in creative teaching methods, potential for a strong contribution to research, and superb communication skills. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students, staff and faculty from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Faculty should build collaborative relationships across the University and with colleagues at other universities. Ph.D. in Political Science is required at time of appointment. Evidence of strong teaching skills is required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.For more information, follow the link.