Position Announcement

Chair (Professor)
Department of Political Science


Position:
Chair and Professor, Department of Political Science, SIU Carbondale

Rank: Professor (with tenure)

Appointment Date: August 1, 2013

Qualifications: PhD in Political Science, Public Administration or related field required. Applicants must have academic qualifications consistent with appointment in the Department of Political Science at the rank of tenured Professor. Applicants must demonstrate an ongoing record of scholarship; exceptional writing and interpersonal skills; ability to work cordially and productively with faculty, staff, and students of diverse backgrounds; and capacity for successful administrative work in areas such as personnel, curriculum, and recruitment.

Duties: The Chair is the Department's chief fiscal and academic officer and oversees all curricular, budgetary, programming, and personnel matters in the Department of Political Science. The Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. University policy on Chair/Director responsibilities can be found at: http://policies.siu.edu/policies/DepartmentChairs.html.

Application Deadline: January 14, 2013 or until filled.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application, and a list of the names and contact information for three prospective references. References will be contacted only after a short list is developed and with consent of the applicant. Application materials should be sent to:

Search Committee for Chair
Dept. of Political Science
Mail Code 4501
1000 Faner Drive
SIU Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.