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Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Theory, Department of Political Science, College of Art...

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Boston University
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BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
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Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Theory, Department of Political Science, College of Arts & Sciences

Tracking Code2856Job Description

The Department of Political Science at Boston University invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable position in Political Theory, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, for the 2022–23 academic year. We are especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching focus on the history of political thought; race, ethnicity, or indigeneity; and/or the politics of colonialism and/or imperialism. The candidate will teach two courses each semester and will be expected to teach Introduction to Political Theory.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY CAREERS WEBSITE.

Please submit applications via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21344. Required Skills

Candidates should have PhD in hand by the time of appointment and evidence of excellent teaching credentials. To ensure full consideration, please submit the following materials by March 25th: cover letter, CV, sample syllabi, research statement, teaching statement, diversity statement, sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of reference. In the diversity statement, applicants should demonstrate past/current or outline future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and/or outreach.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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