Visiting Assistant Professor, Latin American Politics

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-03-25
Req: R0003175
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Job Description Summary

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Department of Politics and International Affairs is seeking applications for a one-year temporary Visiting Assistant Professor position with specialization in Latin American Politics beginning July 1, 2021.

Job Description:

We seek highly qualified candidates who have a commitment to excellence in teaching. A Ph.D. or ABD status in Political Science or related field is required. This is a full time position with a 3-3 course load that includes Introduction to Latin-American and Latino Studies and either Introduction to Comparative Politics or Introduction to International Relations. More information about the department is available at http://

Additional Job Description

Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities. With 5,200 undergraduates and 3,200 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to

Interested applicants should apply via the University’s career website at: The application should be submitted as ONE PDF file, which includes all of the following: (1) a cover letter addressing the motivation to join our teacher-scholar community; (2) a CV with contact information for three professional references; (3) a teaching statement including a plan to establish an inclusive learning environment in the liberal arts context; (4) two sample course syllabi; (5) teaching evaluations from at least two semesters, with a preference for four, if available (evaluations from work as teaching assistants may be submitted if necessary); and (6) copies of graduate transcript(s) (official copies only required upon employment). Review of applications will begin on April 9, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to guarantee full consideration they should be received by April 9, 2021. If access to the internet is an issue, a hard copy of the application can be submitted to Michaelle Browers, Chair, Wake Forest University, Department of Politics and International Affairs, P.O. Box 7568, Winston-Salem, NC 27109.

Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to Inquiries about the faculty position or department should be directed to Michaelle Browers, Chair and Professor, Politics and International Affairs,

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for final candidates upon their acceptance of an offer of employment.

Time Type Requirement

Full time

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.




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Posted: 3/26/2021
Application Due: 6/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time