The department of political science at Colgate University seeks to fill a one-year position in American politics at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin in the fall of 2019. Candidates should be able to teach introductory courses in American politics, as well as more advanced courses in the candidates’ areas of interest. Specialization is open but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: the presidency, political parties, transnational politics, religion and politics, and American political development. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters. Completion of Ph.D. is preferred prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire. Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation. All materials must be submitted online [at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13220]. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin March 1 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Colgate University is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state.
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