Visiting Assistant Professor
The Department of Political Science and International Relations at Knox College invites applications for a full time visiting assistant professor in comparative politics for the 2017-2018 academic year. Knox College operates on a trimester system with a 2-2-2 teaching load.
The successful candidate should be prepared to teach introductory and advanced courses in comparative politics with a primary focus on an area other than Latin America. Ability to teach in more than one area is a plus. The candidate should be a Ph.D or advanced ABD in Political Science, International Relations or a closely related field. The candidate should also have significant fieldwork experience and experience working with diverse students.
Interested applicants should send (1) a letter of interest, including a statement of teaching philosophy, ( 2) a CV, (3) teaching evaluations and any other evidence of teaching excellence, (4) three letters of recommendation, with at least one addressing teaching, (5) Unofficial graduate transcripts, (6) two examples of recent scholarship such as articles, book chapters or conference papers to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins February 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Duane Oldfield, Department Chair, email@example.com or 309-341-7156.
Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college that enrolls 1,400 undergraduate students. Knox is a vibrant and creative community with a campus population of remarkable diversity that includes students from across the U.S. and more than 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity. Students have a strong commitment to intellectual and experiential education. In keeping with our 180-year commitment to equity and access, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.