School/Unit: College of Humanities and Sciences
Department: Political Science International Stu
Purpose of Position:
The Department of Political Science at Virginia Commonwealth University is seeking applications for a non-tenure track term teaching faculty position to begin August 2017 to support the Department's teaching and research mission in the areas of Public Policy & Administration and Comparative Politics. A regional concentration in Middle East / North African Politics is also required to support the Department's Comparative Politics undergraduate concentration.
Teaching responsibilities will include courses at the undergraduate level in the faculty member's areas of specialization, as well as courses that support the Department's core curriculum and general education requirements. Specifically, this position will be charged with teaching courses in public policy, public administration, bureaucracy, Middle East / North African politics, and international political economy.
This position also includes an expectation of service to the Department. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have administrative experience with developing and/or directing graduate programs.
Required qualifications include a PhD in Political Science or Public Policy, or a closely related field of study at the time of employment.
The faculty member should have an established record of excellence in teaching. The faculty member should have demonstrated experience working and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Ability to teach Introduction to Comparative Politics, Introduction to International Relations, and upper division courses in her/his areas of specialization. Administrative experience with developing and/or directing Graduate Studies.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.vcujobs.comVirginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.