Salaried Adjunct Professor in Politics

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7232881 (Ref.No. 5136388)
Posted: March 28, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga
Open Date: Mar 26, 2024
Deadline: Apr 09, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:The Politics Department seeks a visiting professor for a one year position for the 2024-2025 academic year starting July 1, 2024 to teach international and comparative politics courses. The position carries a teaching load of four 4 credit courses, two 1 credit courses, and departmental service. The two four credit courses to be taught in Fall of 2024 are Introduction to Comparative Politics and one other international relations course such as U.S. foreign policy, Dynamics of Terrorism, or any upper division course related to the candidate's expertise. A single 1 credit practicum course called “Democracy Lab” is related to the upcoming election. The two courses in the Spring of 2025 are Introduction to World Politics and Middle East Politics. The 1 credit course is called “Social Justice Speakers.” The position comes with both advising and departmental service expectations.

Institutional Description/Background:

Saint Mary's College of California is a private, Catholic, comprehensive and co-educational university that engages students in rigorous critical thinking, promotes social justice, and educates for human fulfillment consistent with its liberal arts, Catholic and Lasallian traditions. The de La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff who value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring Saint Mary's heritage to life. Located on a stunning 420-acre campus in the Moraga Hills outside of San Francisco, Saint Mary's is known for its rigorous liberal arts education and its high quality graduate programs, including business, education, counseling, leadership, and the arts. Saint Mary's has a diverse student body of approximately 4,000 students, and the College's practices and policies reflect a commitment to inclusive excellence and a community in which all are valued, respected and supported.

For more information about Saint Mary's mission and history, see:

Salary: $75,522 - $101,929 for a 25 unit workload, depending on qualifications.

The salary range for this position is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the College and SEIU, Local 1021, available here.

Candidates with PhD in hand and prior successful teaching experience are preferred, but ABD candidates are also encouraged to apply.

Candidates must reside in California.

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