Monday, August 25, 2008

**REVISED – 08/24/08**

POLITICAL THEORY SEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT

TENURE-TRACK POSITION IN POLITICAL THEORY/PHILOSOPHY

Assistant professor, 9-month, tenure-track

-to start January 2009

Salary: Commensurate with experience

The department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, hopefully to commence in January 2009. The ideal candidate will have broad training in Western political thought with the ability to teach the gamut of political theory, from Plato to contemporary authors such as John Rawls. The department is particularly interested in those applicants who also have experience teaching black political thought, as well as non-Western thinkers such as Gandhi. The political theory/philosophy track in the political science major includes an Introduction to political theory course, Ancient Political Theory, Modern Political Theory, and, Contemporary Theories of Justice. The successful candidate must show evidence of professional and scholarly activity, potential for future growth, as well as a strong commitment to service in keeping with Morehouse College standards. A PhD in political science is required. For additional information about the department, please visit its Web site: www.morehouse.edu/academics/polsci/index.html

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, transcripts, three letters of reference, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching (course syllabi, teaching evaluations, etc.) to: Gregory Hall, Chair, Department of Political Science, Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive, SW, Wheeler Hall 329, Atlanta, GA 30314, Phone: 404-215-2622, Fax: 404-215-3485. Application materials may also be submitted electronically to: ghall@morehouse.edu.

Morehouse College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on age, race, color, religion, or national origin.

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