Colgate University, Department of Political Science

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Position ID:Colgate-Department of Political Science-IRVAP [#21486]
Position Title: International Relations Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: International Relations
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/03/23, finished 2022/06/22, listed until 2022/09/23)
Position Description:    

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International Relations Visiting Assistant Professor position, 2022

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. There may be a possibility of renewal for a second year.

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: environmental politics, foreign policy, international institutions, human security/terrorism, or human rights.

The teaching load is five courses over two semesters. Evidence of teaching excellence is essential, preferably in the form of recent teaching evaluations. Completion of 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 1 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

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 top liberal arts university with 3000 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