The University of Missouri is hiring a full-time professor of Constitutional Democracy to begin fall semester 2017.
The Department of Political Science at the University of Missouri invites applications for the Kinder Institute (Assistant/Associate/Full) Professor of Constitutional Democracy to begin in the Fall Semester 2017. The position is open rank in Political Science and holds a joint appointment with the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy.
Started in 2014 and supported by a generous grant from the Kinder Foundation, a family philanthropic foundation established by Rich and Nancy Kinder, the Kinder Institute is an interdisciplinary academic center at the University of Missouri dedicated to promoting excellence in teaching and scholarship on American political thought and history, broadly construed.
The successful candidate will teach four classes per year, maintain an active research and publishing agenda, contribute to undergraduate and graduate education, and participate in the intellectual community and activities of the Kinder Institute.
Applicants must demonstrate a track record of excellence in teaching and publication in a subject area that advances the mission of the Kinder Institute. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose prior work bridges subfields in political science and reflects the potential to teach courses in the area of political institutions and/or political and constitutional development. A Ph.D. in political science is required at the time of the appointment.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications.