Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Theory

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Theory

Job No: 496677
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Political Science

Bucknell University's Department of Political Science invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in political theory beginning in the fall semester of 2021. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach sections of a core course in political theory, a course in American political thought, and other electives in the candidate's area of specialization. The teaching load is three courses per semester.

We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research will contribute to the department's commitment to both diversity and academic excellence. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and who display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity. Evidence of teaching experience, potential for teaching excellence, and the promise of being a productive scholar are critically important. By the start date of the position, candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or be ABD in political science with a subfield specialization in political theory.

For additional information and to apply, please go to The application should include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of commitment to diversity, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, sample publications or papers, course evaluations if available, and sample syllabi relevant to this position. Questions about the position should be addressed by email to Professor Scott Meinke at [email protected]. Applications received by April 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.

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Posted: 3/16/2021
Application Due: 3/16/2033
Work Type: Full Time