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Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics  « Position Deleted on 5/10/2013 »

Institution: Catawba College
Location: Salisbury, NC
Category:
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - Political Science
Posted: 02/20/2013
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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Catawba College seeks applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor of politics (international/comparative) beginning August 2013, with possibility of renewal to full-time, tenure-track status.

We seek a colleague who can offer introductory, general education courses in comparative politics, international politics, and globalism/globalization, along with building upper-level courses in regional areas (Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, Middle East) and other areas of international politics (international law, terrorism, comparative institutions/behavior, human rights). An offering in environmental politics/policy would complement the college's strength in environmental science and studies. Engagement in the college's First Year Seminar and multi-disciplinary Honors programs would be strongly encouraged.

Catawba College focuses its educational philosophy on a liberal education, which entails a broad range of knowledge, intellectual and practical skills, and individual and social responsibility fostered and developed in all academic programs, including general education and majors from the freshman to senior years. The college emphasizes an interactive, engaging, and in-depth approach to teaching (4-4 course load); candidates will have a demonstrated record of classroom excellence, with a commitment to scholarship, advising and service. Ph.D. preferred, ABDs will be considered. Review of applications begin immediately and continue until position is filled. More information can be found at: www.catawba.edu/academic/historypolitics/.

An equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity, Catawba College is located in Salisbury, NC, a city of 33,000 residents, half-way between Charlotte and Winston-Salem/Greensboro. Interested candidates should submit: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; teaching philosophy statement/portfolio; sample syllabi; writing sample; and names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references to: Dr. J. Michael Bitzer, Chair, Department of History & Politics, Catawba College, 2300 West Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.