Visiting Assistant Professor of Government (Public Policy)

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Government (Public Policy)

Clinton, NY
Open Date:
Jan 19, 2021

The Government Department at Hamilton College invites applications to fill a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy with possibility of renewal for an additional year. Teaching load is five courses per year with competitive salary and benefits. Candidates are expected to contribute to the course offerings in the Public Policy Program and must be able to teach an introductory course in quantitative methods. Appointment begins July 1, 2021. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, although a PhD is preferred. We seek candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. 

Please submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, a list of courses the applicant is prepared to teach, and evidence of teaching performance to Interfolio at Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment. We will solicit letters of reference from candidates who are selected to move on to the second stage of the search. Consideration of applications will begin on February 20, 2021.Inquiries about the position (but no application materials) may be directed to Professor Sharon Rivera, Chair, Government Department, Hamilton College ([email protected]). 

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 1/21/2021
Application Due: 3/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time