Colgate University, Department of Political Science

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Political Science-THVAP [#16132]
Position Title: Political Theory - VAP
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / Political Theory
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/03/04, finished 2021/03/06, listed until 2020/09/04)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Political Theory – One Year Position Colgate University

The Department of Political Science at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year replacement position in political theory beginning in the fall of 2020.

The teaching load is five courses spread over two semesters and includes a mixture of introductory and upper level courses. Introductory courses include one covering classic texts of ancient, medieval, and modern political philosophy and one on the theme of “Politics and Moral Vision.” Upper level courses may include topics in American political thought, contemporary political and social analysis, natural law, formal theory and methodology, or special interests of scholarly research.

Evidence of teaching excellence is essential. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after date of hire. Candidates should submit a letter of application, current vita, two or three letters of recommendation, graduate transcript, writing samples, and any evidence of teaching excellence through the Academic Jobs Online website [at]. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Colgate University is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

Please contact committee chair for further information.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
126 Persson Hall
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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