The Department of Government in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment for Academic Year 2017-18. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 28, 2017.
Applicants should hold a PhD or other terminal degree. Highly qualified applicants with a master’s degree related to political science will be considered as instructors. The position will require the incumbent to teach three undergraduate courses per semester in political science, including, but not limited to, introductory classes in American Politics and Comparative Politics. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.
Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications via: http://apply.interfolio.com/42035. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), proposed syllabi, and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact Julian Escarraga at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
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