The Department of Government in the School of Public Affairs and the Division of Public Communication in the School of Communication at American University invite applications for a one-semester term faculty appointment for Spring, 2018. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 4-month term position and will commence on January 1, 2018.
Applicants with a background in political communication are preferred. Evidence of successful teaching at the university level is highly desired. The position is considered 67% effort and will require the applicant to teach two classes in the Spring 2018 semester. The successful candidate will teach graduate courses in political communication and applied political writing. The departments’ course descriptions can be found at the Registrar’s website: https://www.american.edu/provost/registrar/index.cfm
Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications, including a letter of interest indicating your qualifications for the position, a vita, and recent teaching evaluations (when possible) via: http://apply.interfolio.com/47148.Please contact Julian Escarrago, Assistant to the Department Chair, Department Government, at email@example.com if you have any questions.
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The Department of Government offers majors in Political Science and Communications, Law, Economics and Government, as well as Master’s and Doctoral degrees. To learn more about our department, see https://www.american.edu/spa/gov/index/cfm. Additional information about the School of Public Affairs is available at https://www.american.edu/spa/about/index.cfm.
The Division of Public Communication offers a major in Public Relations & Strategic Communication, as well as Master’s degrees in Political Communication and Strategic Communication. To learn more about our division, see
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