Colgate University, Department of Political Science

330 21260
Position ID:Colgate-Department of Political Science-THVAP [#21260]
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 (2022/02/23, finished 2022/06/22, listed until 2022/08/23)
Position Description:    

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

Political Theory – One Year Position Colgate University

The Department of Political Science at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Political Theory beginning in the fall of 2022.

Candidates will be expected to teach five courses spread over two semesters, a mixture of introductory and elective courses. Introductory courses cover the classic texts of ancient, medieval, and modern political philosophy and a thematic course on “Politics and Moral Vision.” Elective 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 required prior to or shortly after date of hire. Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, two letters of recommendation, writing sample, and any teaching evaluations. Candidates are encouraged, but not required, to send a graduate transcript. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter their approach to teaching and/or scholarship in a diverse and inclusive educational environment. All application materials must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21260. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a liberal arts university of 3200 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Political Science can be found at https://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-programs/ department-political-science Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at https://upstate-ny.hercjobs.org/. 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 a victim 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.

Please contact committee chair ndauber@colgate.edu for further information.


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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126 Persson Hall
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346