Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

Marist College
  • Location
    Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 09

Position description

The Political Science Department at Marist College invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor.  We are seeking broadly trained candidates with a Ph.D. in hand who can teach courses in Comparative Politics. Candidates must be able to teach our Politics of Developing Areas course, and strong candidates will have some combination of regional expertise in Latin America, Africa and/or Asia. The opportunity to teach upper-level courses in the area of your specialization is also available, and an ability to teach an introductory course in International Relations is desirable. Strong candidates will be able to provide evidence of teaching effectiveness at the collegiate level.   

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Political Science is required.  Teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness is required. 

Essential Functions:

The teaching load will be 4-4 with a mixture of introductory and advanced courses.  Faculty are expected to hold office hours and attend departmental and school meetings.

Preferred Qualifications:

See Above

Required Application Documents:

Cover letter, Resume, & Three Professional References.

About the Department and School:

The Political Science Department includes 7 faculty and offers a BA in Political science and a minor.  The department contributes substantially to our interdisciplinary programs in Africana Studies, American Studies, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. The Political Science Department is housed in the School of Liberal Arts, which includes departments in English, history, modern languages & cultures, and philosophy & religious studies.  The School of Liberal Arts is also home to the Center for Civic Engagement and Leadership and the Hudson River Valley Institute. 


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