The Department of Politics at Bates College invites applications for a one-year lecturer position in Latin American Politics to begin in Fall 2021. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in political science, completed or nearly complete. We are open to and encourage a variety of methodological approaches and paths to scholarly and teaching excellence in this field. Applicants should show a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, to scholarly research, and to the implementation of inclusive pedagogies. Candidates with demonstrated success in teaching and supporting students from historically underrepresented and marginalized populations are encouraged to apply. We prefer candidates whose research and teaching draw on experiences within Latin America. Teaching responsibilities include four courses to be cross-listed with the College’s Latin American and Latinx Studies Program per year. Responsibilities also include advising individual senior theses. The College and Department are committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusivity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal should identify their strengths and experiences in this area.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Review of applications begins March 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following: (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vita, (3) pedagogy statement, (4) research statement, (5) statement on how attention to inclusion and equity informs your teaching and research, (6) writing sample, (7) graduate transcripts, and (8) three letters of recommendation. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
QUALIFICATIONS ABD will be considered, Ph.D., preferred.