The Department of Political Science invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Public Policy beginning in August, 2011. The Department seeks a dynamic teacher and scholar focused on domestic public policy as it relates to American political institutions and processes, mobilization, interest group dynamics, urban politics, health policy, and/or women in politics. Candidates should also be able to offer introductory courses in American government, and ability to teach statistics and research methods is also especially welcome. Ph.D. at the time of appointment is preferred. Teaching load is between 5.5 and 6 courses, depending on Senior Project advising. All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars that emphasize writing and speaking. The successful candidate will provide evidence of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarship and professional development. The candidate will have opportunities to participate in college programs such as the Center for Political Participation, Womens Studies, Black Studies, Global Health, and Environmental Studies. Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. Please submit a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and teaching evaluations or other indications of effective teaching by October 1, 2010 to Professor Sharon R. Wesoky, Chair, Department of Political Science, Box 55, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA 16335-3902. Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to develop a diverse faculty and staff. Women and members of other under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.