Colgate University, Department of Political Science

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Position ID:Colgate-Department of Political Science-IRCOVAP [#24664]
Position Title: IR/CO Visiting Assistant Professor in Political Science
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: International Relations / Comparative Politics, International Relations
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/04/06, finished 2023/06/07, listed until 2023/10/06)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Political Science at Colgate University seeks to fill two one-year positions, one in International Relations and one Comparative Politics, both at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. Both appointments will begin in the fall of 2023. There may be a possibility of renewal for a second year, contingent on successful teaching and institutional need. For each position, the teaching load is five courses over two semesters. 

Candidates should be able to teach introductory courses in either International Relations or Comparative Politics, as well as more advanced courses in the candidates’ areas of interest. Specialization is open. 

When applying, candidates should indicate which position they are applying for. Evidence or promise of teaching excellence is essential, preferably in the form of recent teaching evaluations. Completion of the Ph.D. is required 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, either in the cover letter or a separate teaching statement. Review of applications will begin on April 17 and will 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

Colgate University is a top liberal arts university with 3200 students situated in central New York state. More information about the Department of Political Science can be found here:

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, 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. 

Please contact the committee chair, Danielle Lupton (, 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:
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126 Persson Hall
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346