Academic/Faculty, Public Policy/Public Administration
The Government Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in American Politics to bridge a phased retirement in our department. We seek an individual who can teach the introductory course in American politics as well as upper-level American politics courses in legislative politics (national or state/local-level) and other topics of the candidate’s choosing that do not duplicate the department’s current strengths in the presidency, judicial politics, and the politics of race & ethnicity. The ability to also teach Introduction to Political Theory on occasion is a plus. The position begins August 2021 and the teaching load is three courses per semester. The successful candidate will join a department of 11 full-time faculty members who are passionate about supporting our liberal arts curriculum through diverse and inclusive pedagogies and scholarly agendas. Our supportive department colleagues regularly provide feedback and mentoring to visiting faculty to foster pedagogical and professional development.
Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section. Review of applications will begin on February 8, 2021. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed as needed. Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Kristin McKie (email@example.com), Search Chair.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.
Applicants should have their Ph.D. in Political Science by August 15, 2021, but ABD candidates may be considered.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Comprehensive salary and benefits package
About St. Lawrence University
Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.
The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.