One Year Full-time Visiting Faculty Position in International Relations

Worcester, Massachusetts
Feb 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Department of Political Science at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a one year visiting appointment to begin in August 2018. We are seeking a specialist in International Relations. The successful applicant will teach two sections of Introduction to International Relations each semester, one section of American Foreign Policy in the fall, and either a second section of American Foreign Policy in the spring or another upper-division course in the candidate’s area of specialization.




Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.



Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching at the introductory and advanced levels as well as scholarly achievement. Ph.D. in Political Science or imminent completion required. 



Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation.




In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service might support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit Candidates are encouraged to learn more about faculty life at the College by visiting




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Review of applications will begin on March 9 and continue until the position has been filled. Questions about this search may be directed to Vickie Langohr, Chair, at [email protected].   





The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.


Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.