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Lecturer - Department of Political Science 2019-20

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 29th, 2019
Last review date: Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Department of Political Science at the University of California at Davis invites applications for two or more temporary teaching positions in the fields of International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Politics and/or Political Theory for the 2019-2020 academic year. Availability of this position depends upon final administrative approval and the teaching needs of the department. The Department seeks applicants with demonstrated research and teaching expertise. A completed Ph.D. is required. This position is covered by a Collective Bargaining Unit.

The appointee(s) will offer up to two courses per quarter over three quarters. The core courses to be taught will be in the areas of International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Politics and/or Political Theory. Compensation is commensurate with ability and experience. Candidates should electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, two letters of reference and a writing sample to: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02819. To ensure review of your application, please submit all materials by June 2, 2019, but materials will be accepted until the positions are filled.

The University of California at Davis and the Department of Political Science are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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Job location

Davis, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Evidence of Teaching Ability - Teaching evaluations, course materials, etc.

  • Writing Sample

  • Writing Sample 2 (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 letters of reference required