Acad. Job: Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor – Comparative Politics

Deadline: May 23, 2022

Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Comparative Politics, open with respect to subfield but particularly interested in Russian politics and Russian Foreign Policy, to teach courses across comparative politics and elective curriculum for the undergraduate major and courses for the MA program. The position begins at the start of the academic year August 2022. Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Political Science or a closely related field by the date of appointment for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor; ABD for appointment as Instructor.

This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates who possess teaching experience in some of the courses to be taught.Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, teaching philosophy, transcripts and writing sample. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Bryan Marshall at Diversity Statement:

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Screening of applications will begin May 23, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

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