Monday, August 22, 2005

University of Dayton

[Department Website][APSA elisting(requires membership)] The Department of Political Science at the University of Dayton invites applications for the position of Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor. This is a one-year non-tenure-track appointment with the possibility of renewal. The teaching load is 4-4. Candidates are expected to be excellent and experienced instructors who are able to offer courses in the areas of Global Politics and either or both Comparative Politics and International Relations. The ability to offer a course in International Political Economy would be a plus, and the ability to teach an introductory course in American Government is also desirable. Experience with educational technology and the potential to utilize such technology in the delivery of both traditional and non-traditional courses is a plus. The candidate must also be willing to participate in the University’s strong mission of service to the community, in addition to fulfilling traditional university and departmental service obligations. A Masters degree in Political Science or a related field is required and a Ph.D. is preferred. The Department currently has 13 full-time faculty members and offers both BA and MPA degrees. The University of Dayton is a comprehensive Catholic and Marianist University founded by the Society of Mary in 1850. It has a current enrollment of approximately 6600 undergraduates and an additional 2400 graduate students. The University is among the most wired campuses in the United States and seeks to be a Catholic leader in national higher education. The department is highly supportive of its faculty and students. Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2005 and continue until the position is filled. We are especially interested in a candidate who could begin in January 2006, if possible. For consideration please send 1) a letter of interest outlining qualifications and experience related to the position; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) the names, phone numbers, addresses and e-mail addresses of three colleagues who are willing to serve as references; 4) copies of relevant teaching evaluations to: Christopher M. Duncan, Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-1425. Questions may be directed to same at either or 937.229.3648. The University of Dayton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Dayton is strongly committed to the principle of diversity. For further information please consult our web site at

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