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University of Puget Sound

Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics & Government

Open Until Filled

Appointment Status
Full-time, one-year replacement position, with the possibility of renewal; begins Fall Term 2010

Department
Politics and Government

Responsibilities
Teach courses in international relations at the introductory and advanced levels. The Department is looking for applicants capable of teaching the introductory international relations course, international organizations, and other upper-division courses.

Standard teaching assignment is three courses per semester.

Qualifications
Ph.D. (ABD considered) in political science. We are looking for applicants with significant, successful teaching experience and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.

Application Deadline Information
Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than March 22, 2010 to ensure consideration.

Special Instructions
Three letters of reference are required for this position. You will be prompted while completing the faculty profile to identify the names and e-mail addresses for reference providers.

About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit "About Puget Sound" (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.

How to Apply
For complete job description and application instructions, visit http://www.pugetsound.jobs .

As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff.

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