Colgate University, Department of Political Science

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Political Science-IRVAP [#18395]
Position Title: International Relations VAP
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Political Science / Environmental Politics, International Relations, Politics of China, human security/terrorism, foreign policy, human rights
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/04/02, finished 2021/07/01, listed until 2021/09/30)
Position Description:    

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

The department of political science at Colgate University seeks to fill a one-year position in international relations at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin in the fall of 2021.

Candidates should be able to teach introductory courses in international relations as well as more advanced courses in the candidates’ areas of interest. Specialization is open but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: China, environmental politics, foreign policy, human security/terrorism, or human rights.

The teaching load is five courses over two semesters. Evidence of teaching excellence is essential. Completion of Ph.D. is preferred prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire. Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation. All materials must be submitted online [at].

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin on May 1 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran 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 the 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.

Please contact the committee chair, Navine Murshid, at for further information.

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:
126 Persson Hall
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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