Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations Holy Names University
Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations
Holy Names University in Oakland, CA is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations. The International Relations major at HNU is dynamic, interdisciplinary and humanistic in orientation, emphasizing the core values of the Holy Names Sisters, including the full development of the human person, a dedication to social justice, civic engagement and global citizenship. The teaching load is generally 4 courses per semester for a total of 24 units per year. The ideal candidate will be able to teach courses in Introduction to U.S. History, Introduction to Political Science, World Politics and Geography, Comparative Political Systems, Global Perspectives, Comparative Revolutions, International Relations, and Power and Powerlessness. The candidate should also have the ability to teach an Ethnic Experience course or a regional area in history (e.g. Latin America). This is a one-year term contract position renewable for at least three years, with the possibility of conversion to a tenure track position with demonstrated program growth.
QUALIFICATIONS Applicants should have a PhD in Political Science, International Relations and/or Development, or a related field (e.g. Political Sociology) and have experience teaching undergraduate students. ABD doctoral candidates will also be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who have previously and successfully taught the specific courses mentioned above.
UNIVERSITY DESCRIPTION Holy Names University, a Catholic, liberal arts, coeducational university, emphasizes excellent teaching within a small class setting to a diverse student body. Located on 60 wooded acres overlooking San Francisco Bay, the site provides ready access to the cultural, business and educational resources of the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information about Holy Names University visit www.hnu.edu.
APPLICATION PROCESS Review of applications will begin January 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, official transcripts of all academic work and 3 letters of reference with the Holy Names University faculty application to email@example.com. Please note that at least one reference letter should come from a faculty member who has observed and is very familiar with the candidate's teaching.
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Nestled in the Oakland, CA hills with a panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay, HNU is rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, empowering a diverse student body for leadership and service. Guided by the core values of the Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, HNU is a progressive, inclusive, and rigorous academic community offering a liberal arts and professional education. We prepare students to think critically and imaginatively, to understand and employ the veraious modes of knowledge, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to promote the common good. Visit our website at www.hnu.edu to learn more about Holy Names University.