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The Social Sciences Division of Lesley College is seeking a full-time, 9 month faculty member in political science. The focus of this position is on teaching courses in U.S. politics, but we are looking for experience teaching comparative politics as well. Within U.S. politics, the emphasis is on institutions (Congress, Presidency, the Supreme Court, etc.), and within comparative, an area specialty in Asia, the Middle East or Africa or Latin America. Responsibilities include teaching seven classes per year; advising undergraduate students; contributing to curriculum development; serving on appropriate college and university committees and task forces, and participating in recruitment and retention activities. This assignment will begin Fall 2012; however, there is a possibility for a Spring 2012 start.

Requirements: Earned doctorate in political science is required. Successful candidate will have evidence of successful undergraduate teaching and a program of research. Experience teaching diverse populations and excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary. Background with internships/experiential learning, as well as undergraduate advising are pluses.

Additional Information: Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.


Application Instructions: Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a C.V., and a writing sample.

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