Colgate University, Department of Political Science

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Political Science-IRCOVAP [#13221]
Position Title: International Relations/Comparative Politics - VAP
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Political Science / theories of IR, Politics of China, African Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Latin American Politics
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/02/01, finished 2019/07/08, listed until 2019/08/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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The Department of Political Science at Colgate University seeks to fill one or two one-year positions in international relations and comparative politics at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. Both appointments begin in the fall of 2019. Candidates should be able to teach introductory courses in international relations or comparative politics, 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: theories of international relations and/or the politics of Africa, China, or Latin America. 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 March 1 and continue until the position is filled. 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

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.

Please contact committee chair Fred Chernoff at 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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