Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
Job no: 494348
Department: Political Science
The Department of Political Science invites applications for one-year position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level in international relations or comparative politics. We welcome applications from candidates with any regional specialization but are particularly interested in candidates with a regional focus on South or Southeast Asia. The successful applicant will offer 5 courses including: an introductory course in either comparative politics or international relations, upper-level courses, and a seminar in an area of their choosing. Applications from both Ph.D. holders and very advanced ABDs will be considered.
The following materials are required: letter of application; curriculum vitae; a statement addressing the candidate's research agenda and interests; a one-page statement explaining the candidate’s demonstrated or potential excellence in and enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching; and a one-page statement outlining how the candidate’s teaching, service, and/or research might contribute to Davidson College’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applicants must also submit contact information for three references: submission instructions will be sent to email addresses provided by the applicant. At least one reference letter must specifically and substantially address the applicant's teaching. The deadline for receipt of applications is February 24, 2023. All application materials can be submitted at https://employment.davidson.edu.
Davidson is a highly selective, nationally ranked, residential, four-year liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity (https://www.davidson.edu/about/commitment-diversity-and-inclusion), and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college’s mission.
At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.
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