Lecturer - Department of Political Science 2020-21
The Department of Political Science at the University of California at Davis invites applications for two or more temporary teaching positions in the fields of International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Politics and/or Political Theory for the 2020-2021 academic year. Availability of this position depends upon final administrative approval and the teaching needs of the department. The Department seeks applicants with demonstrated research and teaching expertise. A completed Ph.D. is required. This position is covered by a Collective Bargaining Unit.
The appointee(s) will offer up to two courses per quarter over three quarters. The core courses to be taught will be in the areas of International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Politics and/or Political Theory. Compensation is commensurate with ability and experience. Candidates should electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, two letters of reference and a writing sample to: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF03483. To ensure review of your application, please submit all materials by May 1, 2020, but materials will be accepted until the positions are filled.
The University of California at Davis and the Department of Political Science are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.