Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Comparative Politics and/or International Relations

Cleveland, Ohio
Feb 26, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Political Science at Case Western Reserve University seeks qualified candidates for a visiting position in Comparative Politics and/or International Relations, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) or Visiting Instructor, for the academic year 2017-18. This is a one-year position with the possibility of an additional one-year period,

Upper-division courses are open, in terms of expertise and interest, although we are in particular need of courses in comparative and/or international environmental politics and policy, the politics of Africa, south central Asian politics, and international security. Candidates must be able to offer either Introduction to Comparative Politics or Introduction to International Relations; ability to offer a course in Research Methods preferred. Candidates should identify in the application letter the courses they are prepared to teach. The conventional teaching load for this position is two courses per semester. ABD required, PhD preferred.

Candidates should submit 1) a letter of application stating research and teaching interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) graduate transcript, and 4) relevant teaching evaluations to:

Ms. Jessica Jurcak

Comparative Politics/International Relations Search

Department of Political Science

Case Western Reserve University

Mather House 111

Cleveland Ohio, 44106

Electronic submissions should be sent to Ms. Jessica Jurcak at Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by each referee to Ms. Jessica Jurcak at

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