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The School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies (SHPRS) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a post-doctoral research associate fellowship in social thought, political history, and/or political institutions to begin in Fall 2018. Preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching focuses on ancient and/or early modern Europe and/or American political ideas. This is a full time (1.0) benefits-eligible, fiscal year (July 1-June 30) appointment. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent on satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and needs of the program.
The successful candidate will be affiliated with the SHPRS undergraduate program in Political History and Leadership and will teach history courses in support of program. The position carries a 2-2 teaching load. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute a minimum of 10 hours per week in the activities of the program during the academic year and to actively participate in the school’s high school leadership program during the summer.
Required qualification: candidates must have a Ph.D. in history, philosophy, political science, or a field relevant to social and political thought, by the time of the appointment.
Desired qualifications: evidence of achievement and promise in research and writing in intellectual history and social thought; a demonstrated ability to teach introductory and upper- level undergraduate courses relevant to political history via various modes of delivery (ex. classroom, hybrid and online).
To apply: submit the following application materials: 1) curriculum vitae; and 2) cover letter explaining qualifications, accomplishments in research and teaching, and future plans in research and teaching. The application should be submitted electronically to Roxane.Barwick@asu.edu with ASU Postdoctoral Research Associate in the subject line. Application review process will begin May 31, 2018: if the position is not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For more information on ASUs non-discrimination statement, please visit: https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.