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Governor John C. West Chair of International Politics and American Government

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Work type: Grant employee
Location: Charleston
Categories: Humanities
Payscale: Unclassified

Job Responsibilities:

Applications and nominations are invited for the Governor John C. West Chair of International Politics and American Government in the Department of Political Science at the Citadel. The chair holder is expected to offer an exceptionally distinguished and highly visible record of service in academia and/or senior levels in American government.  The ideal candidate will have a substantial background in Public Policy.  This could be in an academic setting (i.e. establishing or administering a successful public policy degree program) and/or experience in a high-level role in a federal and/or state-level agency.  The successful candidate would assist in establishing an innovative and challenging program in policy studies.  Other duties normally include a combination of the following: teaching one or more courses during an academic year; conducting such activities as delivering an address in the College‚Äôs Greater Issues Series or a public lecture; conducting student and faculty seminars; arranging for distinguished figures in American government, diplomacy  and other endeavors to visit the College for the purposes of presenting lectures or participating in seminars; and providing a public presence for the college in the community and the nation.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have one of the following: JD, Master's degree or Doctoral degree.

Additional Comments:

Initial appointment will be made for the period August 2020-May 2021; mutually renewable for a second and third year. Salary is negotiable. Additional funds are available for support of chair-related activities, including travel and support for symposia, seminars, and visiting lecturers.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Please include in your online application; qualifications, credentials, and achievements together with the names and addresses of three references.

The Citadel is an EEO/AA employer, dedicated to multicultural diversity in campus leadership positions.

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