Visiting Assistant Professor in International Relations - Bates College in Lewiston Maine

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Bates College

Lewiston, Maine

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Politics at Bates College invites applications for a one-year visiting position focusing on international relations starting in the fall of 2016.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. completed, or nearly complete.  The department seeks candidates who can teach four courses in the area of international relations, and one of these must be in the area of US foreign policy broadly construed. The position also includes advisement of individual senior theses. The politics department has implemented an innovative curriculum that uses concentrations on broad sets of ideas in political science rather than the traditional subfields.  Those applying should show a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. Candidates with teaching and research interest in mixed-methods approaches and experience with quantitative methods and statistical analysis are encouraged to apply. The college and the politics department are committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusivity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in this area 


Ph.D. completed, or nearly complete

Application Instructions

Review of applications begins on March 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following: a letter of application, curriculum vita, writing sample, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. The college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admission of its students, in the administration of its education policies and programs, or in the recruitment of its faculty and staff. Bates College adheres to all applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations. All college faculty, staff, students, contractors, visitors, and volunteers are responsible for understanding and complying with the Non-Discrimination Policy.

Keyword Phrases

  • principles of human dignity and diversity
  • one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges
  • Maine’s second largest urban area
  • Political Science
  • International Relations
  • U.S. foreign policy
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples
Best if Apply By 3/1/2016