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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Political Philosophy/Political Theory

Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD
Closing date
Sep 20, 2023

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The Department of Political Science at Loyola University Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Political Philosophy/Political Theory to begin July 2024. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a 3-3 load (reduced to 2-3 in the first year); sustain ongoing scholarship and publication; and engage in service, including advising majors. Specific teaching requirements are that the applicant offer courses in classical and/or modern political theory; an introductory course in "Politics"; and occasional special seminars in the Honors Program and first-year Messina program, or other interdisciplinary programs. The Department values an intentional approach to teaching and welcomes courses that take thematic, question-driven, or problem-based approaches.Required Qualifications: 1) a Ph.D. or soon-to-be Ph.D. in Political Science; 2) ability to teach a range of political philosophy/political theory courses; 3) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, including an awareness of and interest in high-impact teaching practices in keeping with the mission of Jesuit higher education; 4) a clear record of promise as a scholar.
To apply, candidates submit:

Cover letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching statement (Other 1)
Teaching evaluations and/or syllabi developed by the candidate
Research statement (Other 2)
A sample of scholarship (published or in draft form)
Graduate transcripts, and--
Two letters of recommendation

Completed applications received by October 2, 2023 will receive priority consideration, though we will continue to review additional applications until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Diana Schaub (

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