Assistant Professorship Department of History and Political Science at Missouri University of Science & Technology

Job type: tenure track

Application deadline: December 1, 2016

The department of History and Political Science at Missouri University of Science & Technology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship for Fall 2017 in Science and Technology Policy with an emphasis on Public Policy. Candidate must be prepared to teach an introductory survey in the department as well as upper-level courses in their area of specialization.

Area of specialization is open but the department is especially interested in candidates who have a field of study or emphasis in technology transfer, environmental policy, energy policy, health care policy, or policy process.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues as part of the Smart Living Best in Class initiative and participate in the creation of a Center for Science, Technology, and Society.

Missouri S&T is one of nation’s leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have PhD in hand no later than August 15, 2017.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates must have PhD no later than August 15, 2017 and must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Application materials including cover letter, c.v., transcript, three letters of reference, a teaching portfolio, and a sample of scholarship must be submitted electronically through the Missouri S&T HR website.

To submit an electronic application, please go to Select “Academic Employment” then select “Prospective Employees.” The job opening ID is 21346. Please send three confidential letters of recommendation to Dr. John McManus at


The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Posted: October 24, 2016