Feb 16, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia invites applications for two full time lecturer positions to begin in the fall semester of 2017. These are nine month academic year appointments that are renewable on an annual basis for up to six years. Prospective candidates should submit the following in electronic form: a cover letter, a letter of interest describing their teaching philosophy, a curriculum vita, teaching evaluations, original transcripts, and three letters of recommendation in electronic form to the UGA Faculty Job site at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1857. Questions or hard copies of letters of recommendation can be sent to Bill Zachmann, Department of International Affairs, University of Georgia, Candler Hall 309, Athens, GA 30602 (zachmann@uga.edu). Applications received by April 15, 2017 will be assured full consideration. Georgia is well known for its quality of life including both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.gov). UGA (www.uga.edu) is a land/sea grant institution located 70 miles northeast of Atlanta. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidates are expected to teach 8 courses per year and to have teaching experience in the fields of international relations or comparative politics. The candidates should be able to teach introductory courses in the fields of international relations and comparative politics as well as offer upper division courses that are specific to the expertise of the candidates. A minimum of one year of teaching experience required. A Ph.D. or near-completed PhD in political science is required at the time of hiring. If still ABD, the Ph.D. requirement will have to be completed by June 30, 2017.

Preferred Qualifications:


Faculty Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area