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Professorial Lecturer

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Government in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a professional lecturer appointment for Academic Year 2021-22. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 25, 2021.

Applicants should hold a PhD or other terminal degree. Highly qualified applicants with a master’s degree related to political science will be considered at the rank of instructor. The position will require the incumbent to teach three undergraduate or M.A. courses per semester in political science, such as Politics in the U.S. (GOVT 110), Comparative Politics (GOVT 130), Introduction to Political Research (GOVT 310), and Applied Politics and American Public Policy (GOVT 620). All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service.

Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications via: . Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional recommendations, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and copies of recent published papers or working papers. Please contact Katelyn Deibler, Faculty Coordinator, 202-885-6201 or if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit

The Department of Government in the School of Public Affairs offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Learn more about SPA at and about the department at

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