Visiting Assistant Professor of Government (Comparative Politics)

College of William and Mary
  • Location
    Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Sector
    Education
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 11

Position description

The Department of Government at William & Mary invites applications for a one year, non-tenure-track visiting position that will begin August 10, 2018. We seek an individual with expertise in comparative politics. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load with overlapping preparations. Courses will consist of introduction to comparative politics, intermediate-level politics of developing countries, and advanced seminars on social movements in U.S. and comparative contexts. We are especially interested in candidates who can draw on their expertise or examples in racial or ethnic politics, or the politics of inclusion as they teach these subjects. Information on the Department of Government may be found at is at http://www.wm.edu/as/government/. Visiting faculty in the department enjoy opportunities for mentoring to help them become better scholars and teachers, and they also receive support for conference travel. We are one of the largest majors on campus and our faculty participate in and receive support from various research centers on campus as well. Our faculty also contribute to interdisciplinary programs such as Africana Studies, Data Science, Environmental Science and Policy, Gender Sexuality and Women's Studies, Global Studies, International Relations, and Public Policy. William & Mary is located in Williamsburg, Virginia, convenient to Richmond (the state capital) and Washington, DC. 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

ABD status is required. Applicants must be able to teach introductory comparative politics, intermediate-level politics of developing countries, and advanced seminars on social movements in U.S. and comparative contexts.  

Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. is preferred at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2018). 

Application instructions

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