Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at Allegheny College invites applicants for a two-year position in European Politics beginning August of 2017.  The Department seeks a dynamic teacher and scholar focused on comparative, regional, or international dimensions of European Politics, particularly Western Europe.  We are especially interested in candidates who can creatively link to other departmental and college-wide areas of interest, especially International Studies (http://sites.allegheny.edu/intstudies/).

Ph.D. at the time of appointment is preferred.  Teaching load includes three courses per semester.  All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide freshman/sophomore seminars that emphasize writing and speaking.  Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. Candidates with experience or interest in teaching students from traditionally underrepresented groups are especially welcome to apply.

Candidates should send letter of application, c.v, and teaching evaluations or other indicators of effective teaching electronically (in PDF format) to Professor Shannan Mattiace, Chair, Department of Political Science, c/o Sarah Holt, Allegheny College, Box 20, 520 N. Main St., Meadville, PA 16335 (sholt@allegheny.edu ).  Candidates should request three current letters of recommendation and have them sent electronically to the above email address. (If not possible, paper copies acceptable). The Department will begin reviewing applicant files on March 1, 2017.

Applicant must be authorized to work in the United States to be considered.  Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

Posted: February 1, 2017