Adjunct Professor in International Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences

Fairfield University
  • Location
    Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 20

Position description

The International Studies Program at Fairfield University invites applications for the position of Adjunct Professor in International Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences beginning in fall of 2022. This is a non-tenure track, part-time position. Candidates must be able to teach International Relations and show a commitment to innovation and excellence in teaching. Interest and experience in teaching to promote social justice is desirable.

Course description:

INST 1051 Introduction to International Relations    

This course introduces International Relations (IR) theories to students, providing concepts, frameworks and approaches that will help them make sense of global politics historically and today in a systematic and critical manner. The goal of the course is to familiarize students with these tools and to help them use them to understand and address challenges at a global scale, particularly different manifestations of violence, development and social injustice, including war and economic, social, gendered, and political marginalization. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching one to two courses each semester at the undergraduate level. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening, face-to-face, hybrid and online.


Candidates must have an MA from an accredited institution. Preference may be given to candidates who have completed or are in the process of completing a Ph.D. in fields related to International Relations and International Studies. 


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