Mount Holyoke College Department of Politics invites applications for a one-year position in international relations or comparative politics with emphasis on quantitative research methods. The appointment is for the 2022-23 academic year. Ph.D. in political science preferred but advanced ABD applicants will be considered. Candidates should have experience teaching introductory research methods at the undergraduate level and supervising research employing statistical analysis. The successful candidate will teach students in both Politics and the interdisciplinary International Relations Program. Teaching load is 3-2. Salary is competitive.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., graduate transcripts, a sample syllabus of an introductory course in research methods, a sample syllabus of a course in their field of specialization, a short writing sample, and statements concerning (1) research interests, (2) teaching philosophy, and (3) the mentoring of a diverse student body. Deadline for applications is April 1, 2022. Applicants should include contact information for three references. Reference letters will be requested at a later date in the search process.
Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.
Mount Holyoke College is a women’s college that is gender diverse. The College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of students to its graduate program.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.