Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics

Lake Forest, Illinois
Apr 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Politics seeks to fill a one-year position in American Politics for the 2017-18 academic year.  The successful candidate will teach three courses in the fall (Urban Politics, the Presidency, and Methods of Political Research) and three courses in the spring (Congress, Methods of Political Research, and Introduction to American Politics).  Candidates with PhD in Political Science completed or completed by the start of appointment are preferred but we will consider ABD candidates as well.

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,500 students from over 47 states and 78 countries.  Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Applicants should send only the following:  letter of application, CV, sample syllabi for no more than two courses, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (in the form of student evaluations).   Please ask at least two but no more than three referees to submit references which can comment on your teaching abilities.  All documents, and questions about the position, should be submitted to the Department Chair, Professor Siobhan Moroney,  

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