Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in American Politics - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2533

The Department of Political Science at Miami University is searching for a Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in American Politics (two positions).  Both positions will begin in the 2016-2017 academic year and will be a one-year position. 


Expected to teach courses including Introduction to American Government, Campaigns & Elections, and a course on media and polarization OR Introduction to American Government, Public Opinion, and courses in area of specialty. 

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. at the time of appointment in political science or a related field for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor; ABD for appointment as an Instructor.  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, temporary resident (admitted for residence as an applicant under the 1986 immigration amnesty law), refugee or asylee.


Preferred Qualifications

 Strong candidates will have independent teaching experience.  

Special Instructions to Applicant

Other: evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available)

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Political Science
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration & Policy
  • American Studies
  • Other Liberal Arts & Humanities
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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