College of Wooster Scholarships, USA 2022-2023

The College of Wooster Department of Political Science is looking for applicants for the positions of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Political Science.

The scholarship’s goal is to assist both domestic and foreign students who will enrol in the undergraduate programme for the academic year 2022–2023.

The College of Wooster is a private liberal arts university in Wooster, Ohio, that was established in 1866. It has roughly 2,000 students enrolled and belongs to the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities, the Great Lakes Colleges Association, and The Five Colleges of Ohio. Students from all around the world may receive a great, complete liberal arts education there.

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    What makes College of Wooster the best option for me?

    Wide-ranging liberal arts courses, independent study, excellent organisations, a city you can call home, and incredible possibilities just waiting to be discovered are all part of the Wooster experience. The College of Wooster is Ohio’s most globally diverse campus and the top university in the country for supervised undergraduate research.

    More About The College of Wooster

    In Wooster, Ohio, there is a private liberal arts institution called The College of Wooster. The University of Wooster, which was established in 1866 by the Presbyterian Church, has been formally non-sectarian since 1969, when ownership connections with the Presbyterian Church were severed.

    The college has been a co-ed school since its founding. It has roughly 2,000 students enrolled and belongs to the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities, the Great Lakes Colleges Association, and The Five Colleges of Ohio.

    In addition, the College of Wooster offers an independent study programme whereby every student works one-on-one with a faculty adviser to finish a written thesis or other important project during the course of their senior year. These projects are typically between 50 and 100 pages long.

    Additionally, the student defends their thesis in front of a faculty panel orally. Other schools and universities have taken notice of the curriculum, which Howard Lowry started in 1947, and several other institutions have based their own programmes on it.

    Because writing the thesis may take a lot of time, one student who was writing in the student newspaper The Wooster Voice proposed that the independent study programme be integrated with graduate school applications and career preparation.

    The College of Wooster has a residential campus with 30 programme houses, 16 residence halls, and spaces for 16 to 270 students apiece. Ninety-nine percent of the student body resides in on-campus residence halls.

    Along with Andrews Hall, Armington Hall, Babcock Hall, Bissman Hall, Bornhuetter Hall, Brush Hall, Compton Hall, Douglass Hall, Gault Manor, Gault Schoolhouse, Holden Hall, Kenarden Lodge, Luce Hall, Stevenson Hall, and Wagner Hall, there are a number of other residence halls on campus.

    Brief Description

    • University or Organization: The College of Wooster
    • Department: The Department of Political Science
    • Course LevelUndergraduate
    • Award: 100% tuition fees
    • Number of Awards: 9
    • Access Mode: Online
    • Nationality: Domestic or International
    • The award can be taken in the USA.
    • Application Deadline: Applications must be received by September 01, 2022, at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

    Eligibility

    • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world.
    • Eligible Course or Subjects: Undergraduate research in Political Science offered by the university.
    • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
    • The successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to teach Introduction to U.S. National Politics and upper-level courses in their area of specialty, supervise undergraduate research projects as part of the College’s Independent Study requirement, and contribute to teaching the College’s First-Year Seminar. Some candidates will also teach a course on research design and methods in political science.
    • In addition, preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching connect with one or both of the College’s general education requirements in Social Justice or Power, Privilege, Race, and Ethnicity; or with such interdisciplinary majors as Africana Studies, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Urban Studies. Preference will also be given to those with interest or expertise in experiential learning. They prefer candidates who will have completed their Ph.D. by the time of appointment and who have previous independent teaching experience.

    How to Apply

    • How to Apply: To apply for the opportunity first applicants have to take admission to the University. After that, the applicants are required to apply online via the website. Please contact Prof. Jeffrey Lantis (jlantis@wooster.edu), chair of the search committee, with any questions.
    • Supporting Documents: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of effective teaching (including syllabi and summaries of student evaluations), unofficial graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, a research statement, and a statement indicating their track record with diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts and how they envision contributing to such efforts at the College of Wooster.
    •  Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD degree with excellent marks.
    • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your competence in written and spoken English.

    Benefits

    The university will provide 100% tuition fees to the selected candidate in the USA for the academic year 2022/2023.

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