Visiting Lecturer in Politics

Maine, United States
Competitive Salary
Mar 17, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

The Department of Politics at Bates College invites applications for a one-year visiting lecturer position in international relations, particularly security studies. The department conceptualizes security in broad terms to include but not limited to interstate and intra-state conflict, human security, and environmental security. The position would begin in Fall 2021. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in political science, completed or nearly complete. We are open to and encourage a variety of methodological approaches and paths to scholarly and teaching excellence in this field.   Candidates with demonstrated success in teaching and supporting students from historically underrepresented, first generation and marginalized populations are encouraged to apply. Applicants should show a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, to scholarly research, and to the implementation of inclusive pedagogies. Teaching responsibilities include four courses per year. Responsibilities also include advising individual senior theses. The College and Department are committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusivity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal should identify their strengths and experiences in this area.

ABD will be considered, Ph.D., preferred.

Review of applications begins April 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit the following: (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vita, (3) pedagogy statement, (4) research statement, (5) statement on how attention to inclusion and equity informs your teaching and research, (6) writing sample, (7) graduate transcripts, and (8) three letters of recommendation.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.