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Visiting Assistant Professor American Politics

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Categories: Faculty
Department: Political Science

Davidson College’s Department of Political Science seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor specializing in American politics for a two-year position to begin July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will teach 5 courses per year including an introductory course in American politics and upper-level courses and a seminar on topics in American politics.  We welcome candidates who are open to teaching a first-year writing seminar on a topic of their choice.  We are open to a wide range of specializations, but will be especially well-served by candidates who can teach in one or more of the following areas: Poverty and Inequality, Policy Studies, and State, Local, and Urban Politics. Applications from PhD-holders and very advanced ABDs will be considered.

The following materials are required: letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement addressing the candidate's teaching experience and interests and research agenda; graduate school transcript; and evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in and enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching. Applications must also include contact information for three references (submission instructions will be sent to email addresses the applicant provides). Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will be assured full consideration. All application materials can be submitted at http://employment.davidson.edu

Consistently ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges, Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson faculty enjoy a low student-faculty ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity. 

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.





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