The Department of Political Science & Legal Studies at Suffolk University seeks a non-tenure-track instructor of Political Science/International Relations for a half year position for the spring 2020 semester. The department offers undergraduate degrees in Government and Law, as well as master's degrees in Global Public Policy and Applied Politics. We have a strong commitment to student development by providing high quality instruction to a diverse student body.
Instructors generally teach four courses each semester. Classes requiring instruction for spring 2020 include two 100-level classes for undergraduates, GVT-115 Evolution of the Global System and GVT-181 Intro to Comparative Politics ; one undergraduate/graduate class, GVT-465/GVT 665 International & Transnational Organizations ; and one graduate class, GVT-763 International Political Economy. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable teaching experience, and we will prioritize the applications of candidates whose Ph.D. is in Political Science/International Relations. A modest amount of service to the department and attendance at certain departmental events is also required.
Please submit all application materials through the Suffolk HR website, including the following elements: 1) letter of application; 2) CV; 3) transcripts; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy, and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness; and 5) two letters of reference (sent electronically to Maureen Dooley at email@example.com ). Review of applications will begin immediately, with a final application deadline of January 6, 2020.
Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in downtown Boston, and is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. To learn more about Suffolk University and the Political Science and Legal Studies department, visit our website at www.suffolk.edu .
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About Suffolk University
Located right in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University gives its students unparalleled access to the city and all it offers.Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites like the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus' Boston and Suffolk blend together. That means our students have incredible access to a wealth of opportunities, whether it's museums and restaurants or internships and co-ops. At the same time, we also take pride in being a personal, student-centered school, where faculty and administrators know students by name. We take the time to recognize each student's promise, figure out what makes him or her tick, and build important mentoring relationships.As we have done since our founding, we strive for one thing at Suffolk: give students the tools they need to be successful, smart, and satisfied at whatever they choose to do.