Visiting Assistant Professor in Political Science

Rochester, Monroe County
Feb 05, 2014
The Department of Political Science and International Relations at the State University of New York at Geneseo invites applications for a one-year full-time position as Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 2014. Applicants should be qualified to teach one or more of the following courses: Introduction to Comparative Politics, Politics in Developing Nations, Theories of Comparative Politics (capstone). The successful applicant must also be qualified to teach courses in a regional specialization related to the developing world, other than Latin America and Africa and/or in a functional specialization other than political economy. ABD status or Ph.D. in political science or related discipline at the time of appointment is required; Ph.D. preferred. Candidates must also demonstrate an enthusiastic commitment to undergraduate instruction at all levels and potential for scholarly growth. Located in the Genesee Valley approximately 30 miles south of Rochester, SUNY Geneseo is a highly-selective institution consistently rated among the top public liberal arts colleges in the country. The College strives to provide a rich learning environment that challenges students and will prepare them to succeed in an increasingly multicultural society and interconnected world. For further information about SUNY Geneseo, please see our home page at: To apply, submit an online faculty application at The application will consist of a cover letter that addresses how the applicant's qualifications meet the requirements for the position, a vita, and either sample syllabi or evidence of teaching preparation. Additionally, three letters of reference, with at least one addressing teaching, must be mailed to: Search Committee Department of Political Science and International Relations SUNY Geneseo 1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454 Review of applications will commence March 7, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. SUNY Geneseo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The College actively seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.