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Visiting Assistant Professor – 1 Year


School of Diplomacy and International Relations

The School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University invites applications for two term faculty positions for the 2017-2018 academic year. The two positions are full-time, non-tenure-track, and for a period of nine months (mid-August 2017-mid-May 2018.)

Founded in 1856, Seton Hall University is the oldest and one of the largest diocesan universities in the nation. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer located only 14 miles from New York City.  The School of Diplomacy prepares an international group of 450 graduate and undergraduate students for careers in international affairs.


The School is looking for two candidates who will be expected to teach four graduate and/or undergraduate courses per semester drawn from one or more of the following areas: 1) research methods; 2) international security; 3) international law; 4) international relations theory; and 5) current global issues including the Middle East, negotiation, and political economy.

Successful applicants must demonstrate the potential to teach effectively in a professional school of international affairs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additionally, all applicants should have a terminal degree in hand by the start of their appointment and be willing to support the Catholic mission of Seton Hall University.


Candidates for these positions should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references.  For best consideration, candidates should apply by June 26, 2017.  Please submit all application materials electronically via the Seton Hall University employment site here:

Seton Hall University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  It honors diversity and respects the religious commitments of all its employees.  In turn, its employees respect Catholic beliefs and values, and they support its mission as a Catholic institution of higher education.

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