The Department of Politics at The University of the South seeks applications for two full-time, non-tenure-track positions of Visiting Assistant Professor for the academic year 2019-2020.
The teaching load for each position is six courses per year. In addition to ability to teach introductory courses in international relations and comparative politics, we are particularly interested in candidates with experience in teaching conflict and peace studies as well development and political economy. We are open to applicants of any regional specialization.
Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Applicants with Ph.D. in hand are preferred, although applications from advanced graduate students are welcome (candidates without doctoral degree at time of hire are issued contract for Visiting Instructor).
Applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a sample syllabus, graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted), and contact information for a reference who can speak to teaching potential. These materials should be submitted through the application portal at https://jobs.sewanee.edu/postings/3296. Reviewing of applications will begin immediately, but best consideration will be given to applications submitted by April 1, 2019.
The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.