The Department of Political Science at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, seeks applicants for a one year, full time non-tenure track position, to teach undergraduate classes in the field of political theory, beginning September 1, 2021. Appointment is eligible for renewal. The appointment entails a 6 course teaching load (3/3) per academic year, a salary of $62,912, and includes full health and pension benefits. PhD or equivalent terminal degree in Political Science or related field by start date is required.
The successful candidate will teach courses in the department's undergraduate curriculum, especially our large lecture introduction to political theory course, feminist theory courses, and courses on the political theory canon, broadly conceived. Ability to teach American political theory, comparative political theory, or post-colonial theory a plus.
As one of 34 public US institutions that belong to the Association of American Universities, Rutgers is among the leading research universities in the US and Canada. Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, with a historic commitment to diversity. The Political Science Department is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A PhD or equivalent terminal degree in Political Science or related field by start date is required.
Posting Number: 21FA0702
Location: Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 134366
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.