Visiting Asst Professor in International Relations Webster University
Position Number: F0234
Job Description Summary: This is a one-year position, intended both for course development in the online MA and National Security program and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level in international relations and/or political science.
Minimum Qualifications Ph.D in international relations, political science, history, or a related field. Requisite Experience* - College level teaching experience required Desired: - experience teaching online and with videoconferencing software such as Zoom or WebEx - ability to teach courses in History of US National Security, Terrorism, Threat Assessment, NS Decision-Making, Private-Public Partnerships, Civil-Military Relations. Nontraditional Threats: pandemics, climate change etc.
Preferred Qualifications Ph.D in international relations, political science, or a related field, with advanced coursework in national security; online and in-person teaching experience in international relations.
Essential Duties Fall Semester: teach three courses in international relations, including at least one course in the graduate online national security program, while designing a new online class for the national security program. x Spring semester: teach three courses in international relations, including at least one course in the graduate online national security program, while designing a new online class for the national security program. x Assist with advising, planning, and scheduling for the Masters in International Relations programs, including the National Security Program and the Global Masters in IR x Assist the IR directors and faculty with other administrative responsibilities, as requested x Serve as point of contact for inquiries and applications for field work, directed studies, thesis, and internships. x Oversee internships and fieldwork as academic supervisor. Organize and participate in activities aimed at student recruitment, retention and engagement x Help collect and analyze data for assessment and prepares annual reports, in collaboration with the International Relations Coordinator
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