Georgetown University, Government

Position ID:Georgetown-Government-NTLGOVERNMENT [#15509]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Teaching--Government
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20057, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / Open
Appl Deadline:2020/01/03help popup (accepting applications posted 2019/11/15, listed until 2020/05/15)
Position Description:    

The Department of Government at Georgetown University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-line Assistant Teaching Professor in Government, to begin August 2020.

A Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment is required, as is evidence of teaching excellence. The ideal candidate will have academic administrative experience in an undergraduate setting, although less experienced candidates enthusiastic about making a career in the field of political science education are also encouraged to apply. The department is seeking a committed and inclusive educator who is enthusiastic about contributing to a dynamic, innovative undergraduate program located within a research-intensive department offering B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees.

The teaching load is five courses per academic year, which will likely include regular rotation in one or more undergraduate foundational or service courses (such as U.S. Political Systems, Comparative Politics Systems, Introduction to International Relations, Elements of Political Theory, International Security, or Analysis of Political Data) and specialized seminars in the successful candidate’s area of expertise. Additional responsibilities includes serving as co-Director of Undergraduate Studies, with oversight of course scheduling for ~100 sections per semester, and coordination of the department’s role in Georgetown’s exciting new Capitol Applied Learning Lab, located near Capitol Hill (https://futures.georgetown.edu/the-call/). The period of the initial contract will be for three years.

More information on the Department of Government is located at https://government.georgetown.edu/. The department values new perspectives on the world and is deeply committed to building a more open discipline that seeks excellence wherever it may lie.

This is a 2-part application process. For your application to be fully considered, the following must be completed by January 3, 2020. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

1. Visit https://bit.ly/2XB50P6 and follow the on-screen instructions to create an applicant profile in the Georgetown application system. Please refer to the step-by-step guide for completing Part 1 at https://georgetown.app.box.com/s/qv33z50g2ef8xxj0dlnbw7qll3lsks0m. Please email facutlyapplicanthelp@georgetown.edu for technical assistance.

2. Submit the required application materials below per the instructions on the Academic Jobs Online posting for this position found at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15509: cover letter, CV, teaching evaluations, a statement on inclusive pedagogy, and three letters of recommendation that speak specifically to teaching and administrative experience.

Please direct all position inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Michele Swers, mls47@georgetown.edu.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
https://government.georgetown.edu/
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Department of Government
3700 O Street, NW
InterCultural Center 681
Washington, DC, 20057

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