Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor
College of William and Mary 22 reviews - Williamsburg, VA

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Instructional position to cover classes normally taught by faculty on leave. Two Full Time One Year Positions in Political Theory The Department of Government of the College of William & Mary invites applicants for two anticipated full time appointments at the Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor level. The appointment will be for the 2013-2014 Academic Year, starting August 16, 2013. The ideal candidates would have demonstrated success in teaching undergraduates. The Department must staff courses in the history of political thought: ancient, modern, and contemporary (course descriptions are available here: Additionally faculty may teach senior seminars in areas of their specialization. Teaching load is three courses per semester (two preparations). These are full-time positions with benefits. The Department of Government consists of 23 full-time faculty members, and graduates more than 180 students each year with a major in Government. Students majoring in International Relations and Public Policy complete a substantial number of their courses in the Department of Government. The College of William & Mary, the second oldest university in the United States, is one of the nationĂ¢??s most selective institutions. It enrolls approximately 6000 undergraduates and 2,500 graduate and professional school students. Salary, research support, and teaching responsibilities are highly competitive. The positions are contingent upon final funding approval. Materials should include a letter of application, a current CV, at least three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching experience, and samples of scholarly writing. Candidates must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, and a chapter-length or article-length sample of recent scholarship. Applicants will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by us with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. Information on the faculty and Department of Government may be found at

Minimum Qualifications
PhD. in political science or ABD. Experience teaching undergraduate courses with demonstrated success. Ability to cover a variety of courses within subfield.

Preferred Qualifications
Independent course design and teaching experience.

Special Requirements

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Founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., the Phi Beta Kappa Society is the oldest and largest academic honor...