The Department of Political Science at Wellesley College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the comparative politics of Latin America and the Caribbean to begin in the academic year 2020-21. Applicants at levels up to and including advanced assistant professors are welcome to apply.
We are open to candidates with expertise in all areas of study within Latin American and Caribbean politics, including Latin American political thought. We also are interested in candidates who can offer an introductory research methods course.
The person hired will be expected to teach introduction to comparative politics on a regular basis. The successful candidate will also participate actively in Wellesley’s interdepartmental Latin American Studies program through teaching and advising.
Faculty members at Wellesley teach two courses per semester. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate students in a liberal arts environment. Wellesley College is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive academic community. We encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, and service. Familiarity with pedagogical methods that facilitate learning across racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups to will be considered a valuable additional qualification.
Ph.D. completed or near-completion required. All applications should include a cover letter, c.v., a sample of research, teaching materials (e.g., student evaluations, sample syllabi), graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference.
Additional Application Instructions:
All materials should be submitted online by visiting our application website at http://career.wellesley.edu/postings/2829 The deadline for receipt of all application materials is September 15, 2019. If circumstances do not allow you to submit materials through our on-line application system, please email email@example.com. Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Inquiries should be addressed to Prof. Katharine H.S. Moon, chair of the department and search committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.