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The Department of Politics invites applications for a tenure-eligible, entry-level assistant professor position in political theory, beginning in Fall 2013. We are open to a variety of disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and methodological approaches that foreground the relationships among class, gender, and race. We also welcome applications from candidates whose work brings comparative (non-Western and Western) political thought to bear on issues of global justice and candidates who examine indigenous and post-colonial political thought. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the area of political theory at the introductory as well as intermediate and upper levels.

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PhD in Political Science or related field preferred at the time of appointment. However, ABD candidates who have made significant progress towards completion of the degree are also strongly encouraged to apply. College teaching experience and a proven record of teaching excellence also required

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College description

Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 7000 students, offers a learning experience that combines the best of the liberal arts and professional education. Our new strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a truly distinct integrative learning experience that allows us to graduate students who are ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age. We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the U.S. To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at

Ithaca College continually strives to build an inclusive and welcoming community of individuals, with diverse talents and skills from a multitude of backgrounds, who are committed to civility, mutual respect, social justice, and the free and open exchange of ideas. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and interests of a culturally diverse student population and that reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of all students.

Instructions for submitting your application

Interested individuals should apply online at and attach a letter of interest, CV, and a list containing the contact information for at least three professional references. Under separate cover, please send three letters of reference to Beth Harris, Chair, Political Theory Search Committee, Department of Politics, 370 Muller Center, Ithaca College, 953 Danby Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850. Questions about the online application may be directed to (607) 274-8000. Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by January 1, 2013.

EEO Statement

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

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