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faculty position 2012
Northeastern Illinois University’s
Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track
assistant professor position with a teaching and research specialization in
public administration or public policy. We are especially interested in applicants
with a secondary specialization in American politics, but all scholars of
public policy or public administration are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have a PhD. by time of appointment. The successful
candidate will teach at our Chicago and Lake County campuses. We seek a
candidate committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as
research, service, and the mission of the university.
Northeastern Illinois University is a fully
accredited public university serving more than 11,000 full and part-time
undergraduate and graduate students in the Chicago metropolitan area. NEIU
engages its diverse campus community in a rich environment of teaching,
learning and scholarship. The University offers more than 80 academic programs
in the arts, humanities, social sciences, STEM disciplines, education and
business. Newsweek magazine has named Northeastern Illinois University the
sixth best investment among all universities in the nation and number one in
Illinois. The University also is recognized as one of the most diverse
universities in the United States and is federally designated as a Hispanic
Serving Institution. NEIU’s main campus is located on a 67-acre campus in
a residential neighborhood on the northwest side of Chicago. The University
also has four satellite locations in the Chicago area including the Carruther’s
Center for Inner City Studies, El Centro, Chicago Teachers’ Center, and the
University Center of Lake County.
Please send a letter of application,
transcript, curriculum vitae with e-mail address, statement of teaching
philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research plan, copies of
published or written research, and three letters of reference (at least one
addressing teaching effectiveness). Material should be sent as one pdf to Uma
Patel, firstname.lastname@example.org, Office Manager, Political Science Department,
Northeastern Illinois University. Appointment begins August 2013.
Additional information on the university is available at www.neiu.edu.
Formal review of applications will commence November 1, 2012 and continue until
the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received
on or before November 1. NEIU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and invites applications from women and minorities as well as other