Resident Assistant Professor - Political Science

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190576 Requisition #

Creighton University’s Department of Political Science and International Relations invites applications from highly motivated, successful, and collaborative candidates for a Resident Assistant Professor position in the Department of Political Science and International Relations beginning August 2020. The successful candidate will have completed the Ph.D., have teaching experience, and show promise of excellence in both teaching and scholarship. We are interested in candidates broadly trained in international relations theories and approaches. Successful candidates will also have substantial methodological training. The candidate will need to teach introductory and upper division undergraduate courses in the International Relations program. The successful candidate will also be willing and able to mentor undergraduates in substantial empirical research projects, such as the department’s senior thesis requirement and contribute to collaborative faculty-student research. The successful candidate will also be willing and able to oversee relevant extramural organizations, conduct advising, and contribute to the department’s existing faculty of teacher-scholars. The position would begin in August of 2020. We encourage applications from qualified individuals representing all backgrounds and faith traditions who can contribute to our distinctive academic traditions. Creighton is a Jesuit/Catholic University, emphasizing formation of character as well as education in the liberal arts. It places a premium on small class size and on serious interaction among faculty and students that contribute to a strong community of learning. 


Review of applications begins on January 6, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit letter of interest indicating qualifications, statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly agenda, as well as an updated C.V., four letters of recommendation, and evidence of achievement in teaching and scholarship to: Dr. Erika Moreno, Chair, Political Science and International Relations, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178.

 

Potential candidates are encouraged to review the Faculty Handbook at: 

https://www.creighton.edu/fileadmin/user/GeneralCounsel/docs/Faculty_Handbook_2016__complete_.pdf

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have completed the Ph.D., have teaching experience, and show promise of excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;

Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;

Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications

 

Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%

Hearing: 75-100%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%

Travel: No and Yes

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No and Yes

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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