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Visiting Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics

Date Posted: 01/12/22

The Political Science Department at Wabash College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning July 1, 2022. This is a 1-year position with a 6-course (3-3) teaching load. This full-time position offers a competitive salary, benefits, and support for professional development.

We seek candidates who will teach introductory Comparative Politics and upper-level undergraduate courses to be determined based on departmental needs and the successful candidate’s interests and experience. The Political Science Department supports the College’s Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) program, and this position may include teaching courses that contribute to the PPE major. We give preference to candidates with a strong commitment to the liberal arts, college-level teaching experience, support for undergraduate research, and an ability to work effectively with a diverse student body. ABD required; PhD preferred.

Wabash is home to the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2020. Approximately 30% of our students are federal Pell Grant recipients, one-third of our students are first-generation college students, and about 20% of our students identify as domestic students of color. Wabash is a member of the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, a top-60 Liberal Arts College according to U.S. News, and a member of Colleges That Change Lives. Many students, staff, and faculty find the close-knit community of the residential college one of the most rewarding aspects of their time here.   

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 15 at www.wabash.edu/employment/. To apply, click the “Apply Now” button to submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hire), and email addresses for three persons who will submit confidential letters of recommendation. In addition to highlighting your research interests and trajectory, your cover letter should indicate which courses you have taught, which courses you are immediately ready to teach, as well as those you would be willing and able to prepare.

Information about the Political Science Department at Wabash College can be found at https://www.wabash.edu/academics/political_science. Please direct questions about the position to Dr. Shamira Gelbman, Chair of the Political Science Department, at gelbmans@wabash.edu.

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff who are committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership among diverse populations around the globe. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds.  

Contact:

Ms. Pam Sacco
Academic Administrative Coordinator
Political Science
Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
765-361-6324
email: saccop@wabash.edu

 

For general questions about the position or the department, contact:

Dr. Shamira Gelbman
Department Chair
Political Science
765-361-6419
email: gelbmans@wabash.edu

 

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