The Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Florida seeks candidates for a one-year appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the areas of international relations and comparative politics starting August 2021. Main teaching responsibilities include providing instruction for undergraduate courses in European politics and international political economy.
The department welcomes the use of innovative teaching technologies including distance learning and hybrid classes. Candidates should demonstrate teaching excellence. The teaching load is four courses per semester. A PhD in Political Science, Government, Public Administration, or a related field is preferred but we will consider highly qualified ABD candidates. UNF faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction.
UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching. The successful candidate will be able to excel at teaching courses throughout the curriculum and be committed to increasing the participation of the members of underrepresented groups.
UNF enrolls about 17,000 students and is located in Jacksonville, Florida, a rapidly growing metropolitan area with a population of over one million. Jacksonville is part of northeastern Florida's historic “First Coast” and there are significant historical, cultural, and recreational resources in the immediate area including access to rivers and beaches. Further information is available at www.unf.edu/coas/pspa.
Faculty Position Required Qualifications:
A PhD in Political Science, Government, Public Administration, or a related field is preferred but we will consider highly qualified ABD candidates
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