Scripps College, Politics & International Relations

Position ID:Scripps-Politics&IR-VAP [#17847]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Politics
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: Politics
Appl Deadline:2021/02/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/12/21, listed until 2021/06/21)
Position Description:    

Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition, invites applications for a full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor in Politics, with a focus on political theory, for the 2021-2022 academic year. The teaching load is five courses plus thesis reading for the year, to include Introduction to Political Theory and four elective courses in an area of the candidate’s interest and expertise. The department is particularly interested in candidates with an ability to teach specialized political theory courses such as feminist theory and, ideally, interdisciplinary courses on topics such as transitional justice, religion, migration, and/or citizenship. Evidence of teaching ability is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a commitment to the College’s goal of improving higher education for underrepresented students. Applicants should submit the following materials online at letter of application, CV, two letters of recommendation, and teaching portfolio (including sample syllabi and evidence of teaching experience and excellence). This is a full-time, one year position with benefits, including health insurance. For matters other than the submission of material, contact Nancy Neiman, Search Committee Chair, at Review of applications will begin Feb 15th and continue until the position is filled.

Scripps College is one of seven members of The Claremont Colleges Consortium located 35 miles east of Los Angeles. In a continuing effort to build a diverse academic community and to provide equal educational and employment opportunities, Scripps College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented groups.

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Further Info:
1030 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

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