Garwood Visiting Teaching Fellow, James Madison Program

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Princeton University

Invitation for Garwood Visiting Teaching Fellow Applications The James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University is dedicated to the pursuit of scholarly excellence in the fields of constitutional law and political thought. Sponsored by Princeton's Department of Politics, the Program seeks to enrich the intellectual life of Princeton students and faculty by exploring American constitutional principles and structures through research and public discussion. The Program invites college and university professors and other professionals with established records of scholarship to apply for appointment as Garwood Visiting Teaching Fellow for the academic year running from September 1, 2021 to June 1, 2022. The Garwood Visiting Teaching Fellowship can be for one semester or the academic year. Garwood Visiting Fellows teach at least one undergraduate course on statesmanship and presidential leadership in Princeton University's Department of Politics, subject to sufficient enrollment and approval of the Dean of the Faculty. Depending on the needs of the University, additional teaching opportunities may be available, again subject to enrollment and approval of the Dean of the Faculty. James Madison Program Fellows will spend their Fellowship in residence at Princeton University or the local vicinity, or demonstrate to the program's satisfaction the ability to be on campus on a daily basis and on short notice in order to fulfill responsibilities relating to in-person participation. They enjoy access to Firestone Library and a wide range of other facilities and activities throughout the University and are encouraged to attend or participate in various activities of the Program, including faculty-seminars, colloquia, and public lectures. All James Madison Program Fellows must have a doctorate or equivalent degree. Positions are open to all regardless of citizenship. Fellows normally receive a stipend of one-half their academic-year salary plus a living allowance. The fellows' home institutions are expected to provide at least half of their academic-year salaries. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. How to apply: Applicants are required to submit an online application at A complete application must include the following: * a curriculum vitae * a scholarly paper written in the past three years * a course proposal and draft syllabus * contact information for two references Selected candidates will be asked to either submit a confidential statement indicating salary for the current academic year (September 2020 - July 1, 2021) or provide written authorization for Princeton to confirm their salary. For priority consideration application materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on December 1, 2020 for appointments beginning in September 2021. Awards will be announced in March 2021 or before. Please address any inquiries to: Matthew Franck, Ph.D. Associate Director James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions Princeton University 83 Prospect Avenue Princeton, NJ 08540 E-mail: [email protected] / Web address: Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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Posted: 9/1/2020
Application Due: 10/31/2020
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