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Visiting Lecturer in International Relations (#475)

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The Department of International Relations invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer position in international relations. The term of the appointment is three years beginning in Fall 2017 and covering the 2017-18, 2018-19, and 2019-20 academic years. Ph.D. required by the start of the appointment. Field of specialization is U.S. foreign policy. Candidates should be prepared to teach a range of introductory through advanced undergraduate courses on both the process and content of U.S. foreign policy since World War II. They may also expect to teach an introductory course in international relations on a rotating basis. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Teaching load is 3/2. Salary is competitive.

Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/ by submitting a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts (as one pdf), a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement about mentoring a diverse student body, sample syllabuses (as one pdf), and a short writing sample no later than March 1, 2017.  Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf.  We recommend early submission because electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically (and letters of reference accepted) only after the completed application has been submitted.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty.  Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. 

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members.  Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.  In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.