Visiting Assistant Professor in Political Science

Siena College

United States

June 6, 2022

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Visiting Assistant Professor in Political Science

Category: Faculty Positions Department: Political Science Locations: Loudonville, NY Posted: May 12, 2022 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time Position ID: 147538

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About Siena College:

Located in Loudonville, New York-just 10 minutes from the state capital of Albany-the Siena experience is built for a new generation of leaders eager to create a more just, peaceful and humane world. Each year, more than 3,000 Saints are empowered through a transformative journey of intellectual, spiritual and personal discovery. The Education for a Lifetime is made possible through a workforce of highly qualified and competent faculty, administrators and staff committed to fulfilling the Siena mission.

Job Description:

The Department of Political Science & International Relations at Siena College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position for 2022-23 academic year. The faculty member will be primarily responsible for offering introductory courses in Comparative Politics and elective courses in their area of expertise. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Political Science or a related discipline by the time of appointment.

As a liberal arts institution, we seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence. The successful candidate will teach a 4 course load each semester, with primary responsibility for multiple sections of POSC 140 Comparative Politics. Preferred candidates will be qualified to teach introductory American Politics and research methods as well. We encourage applications from candidates with teaching expertise in African politics, race & ethnic politics, comparative political institutions, urban politics, or Asian politics.

Requirements:

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Political Science or a related discipline by the time of appointment. Preferred candidates will be qualified to teach introductory American Politics and research methods as well.

A background screening will be required.

Additional Information:

Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others from under-represented groups who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.

Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

A COVID-19 vaccination is required for employees pursuant to the COVID-19 policy.

Application Instructions:

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a description of teaching philosophy and experience that addresses their approach to diversity and inclusion in the classroom, evidence of teaching effectiveness (may include syllabi and summaries of teaching evaluations), and three letters of recommendation. Please submit your application through the Interview Exchange portal used by Siena College. Review of applications will begin June 6 and will continue until the position is filled.