Academic/Faculty, Public Policy/Public Administration
Visiting Full-Time Faculty Position in Comparative Politics (Latin America)
The Department of Political Science at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty appointment for the 2019-2020 academic year to begin in August 2019. We seek candidates with training in Comparative Politics, with focus on one or more of the following areas: Latin American & the Caribbean Politics, Latinx Politics, and Race and Ethnic Politics. Visiting full-time faculty teach three courses each semester. At least one, but more likely two, of the three courses each semester for this position will be Introduction to Comparative Politics.
Visiting full-time faculty are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College's published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.
Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. Ph.D. in Political Science with a focus in Comparative Politics and one or more of the following areas: Latin American & the Caribbean Politics, Latinx Politics, and Race and Ethnic Politics. Previous college teaching experience preferred.
Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation. In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service might support the Colleges mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity. To learn more about faculty life at the College, applicants are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.
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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. For full consideration, please apply by March 30, 2019. Questions about this search may be directed to Maria G. Rodrigues, Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)
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