Asst. or Assoc. Professor of Political Science
Wheelock College - Boston, MA

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About Wheelock College:
Founded in 1888 and located in Boston, MA, Wheelock College is a private institution with the public mission of improving lives of children and their families. The College fulfills this mission by providing a strong education in the arts and sciences and in its professional fields - education, child and family studies, and social work - for which its undergraduate and graduate programs are nationally and internationally recognized. Throughout its academic programs and student experience, the College reflects the multicultural dimensions of the communities and countries in which it operates and fosters diverse learning experiences - all of which contributes to the success, leadership, and impact that its graduates enjoy in a wide variety of careers.

Job Description:
Wheelock College invites applications for an open rank position in Political Science and Global Studies beginning September 1, 2013 with the hire at the tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate level. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph. D in Political Science or a closely related field that combines Public Policy, Global Studies and Political Science, at least several years of post-doctoral experience, and a significant publication and research record.

Requirements:
We seek a candidate who can provide strong leadership for the growth of a new major in Political Science and Global Studies and can teach core courses in Gender and Politics, Political Science and Global Politics, Public Policy and Politics, and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. The successful candidate will have experience in global policy and advocacy, multi-disciplinary approaches to building programs, including internships, and strengthening institutional collaboration.

Additional Information:
Commitment to Diversity

Wheelock is a diverse community devoted to promoting and acceptance of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, or physical ability. Each employee, regardless of position, is thus expected to support actively the College's commitment to such diversity by displaying a positive attitude toward and acceptance of all employees and students regardless of such differences.

Wheelock College is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

Application Instructions:
Letter of interest, addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements, current curriculum vitae or resume, and the names and contact information for at least four (4) references. For fullest consideration, application materials should be received by January 25, 2013. Confidential review of application will begin the end of January and continue until the position is filled.

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