Job: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Judicial Politics, State Louisiana University (DL: 30.09)

The Department of Political Science at Louisiana State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in judicial politics/public law, beginning in the fall of 2014. Pending final approval, the position will be full-time, tenure-track, with a 2-2 teaching load. An active and rigorous research agenda is critical, as well as a commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should have a Ph. D. in Political Science or a related field. Candidates who are close to completion of Ph.D. and will finish by the time of the appointment will be considered.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should include a letter of application stating the candidate’s research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and evidence of research and teaching effectiveness.  In addition three current letters of recommendation should be sent directly to William Clark, Chair, Department of Political Science, 240 Stubbs, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5433 or by email A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.


An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013. Salary for the appointment will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

BENEFITS: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; sick leave; paid holidays; wellness benefits; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!  The LSU system is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.


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