The new faculty member will support the department's interdisciplinary major, Politics, Economics, Policy, and Law (PEPL), as well as the master's degree in public policy and the political science major. The successful candidate will teach 18 credits per year, including two sections of undergraduate Law and Society, a graduate course in public policy and the law, and a variety of electives related to their area of interest. In addition, they will provide programming and formal academic advising for students in the legal track of the PEPL major, as well as serving as the college's official pre-law advisor.
They prefer candidates with a JD and a doctoral degree in a related field (Political Science, Sociology, Public Policy, etc.). They will also consider candidates with a JD and a relevant master's degree (MPP, MPA, etc.). They further welcome applications from candidates with a PhD in Jurisprudence, Legal Studies, or relevant interdisciplinary field. All candidates must have college-level teaching experience and an active research agenda. To complement the department's existing expertise and meet the college's needs, They are seeking someone whose research focuses on the United States. Topical areas of particular interest include judicial politics, gender and the law, health law, and criminal justice.
They seek candidates with a passion for liberal arts education and social justice, who will support our diverse student body, providing mentorship and academic support and opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. Candidates with an interest in community engaged learning are especially encouraged to apply.