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Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science
at University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science
at University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

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The University of Cincinnati’s Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time, one-year non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor in American Foreign Policy and International Security. The position carries a 3/3 teaching load with minimally one repeated course. The position will cover the following undergraduate courses: U.S. National Security Policy, U.S. Foreign Policy, America and the World, War and Security, and two other courses (one which may repeat). The ability to offer Introduction to Comparative Politics is an additional plus.


Applicants must have a PhD in hand by the time appointment begins on August 15, 2020. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2020 and will continue until the position has been filled.


Candidates should visit https://jobs.uc.edu and submit: a cover letter, which should discuss research and teaching interests and experience; curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching excellence, such as past syllabi and course evaluation summaries, if available; and a one-page statement addressing the candidate’s intended contributions to the University’s goals of diversity and inclusion, through teaching, and mentoring are required. Additionally, the cover letter should indicate the name, phone and email contact information of two academic references, who the University will contact for recommendations. Questions should be directed to Dr. Brendan Green, search chair, at Brendan.Green@uc.edu


The Visiting Assistant Professor is invited to participate in the intellectual environment of the department and can attend colloquia, research seminars and department events.


The University of Cincinnati is an urban, public, comprehensive Research I institution committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining an academically and culturally diverse faculty. The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. In a continuing effort to foster diversity on our campus, we actively encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, people of diverse sexual orientations/identities, and others who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives. Faculty and staff are supported through various groups including the Black Faculty Association, Latino Faculty Association, and LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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