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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Adjunct)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Political Science and International Relations

Budget Title: Adjunct Instructor of Political Science

Local Title: Adjunct Instructor of Political Science

Posting Date: August 12, 2020

Classification: NA

Duties: The Department is looking for someone to teach one or two undergraduate political science classes, Introduction to Comparative Politics and Middle East Politics. The classes are currently scheduled on Mondays and Thursdays, from 3:30-4:45 (Middle East) and 5-6:15 (Introduction to Comparative Politics). The classes could be scheduled in hybrid format, partly in person and partly online, if being on campus twice a week every week is not possible.

Qualifications: Minimum MA in Political Science or IR, or ABD in Political Science/International Relations, or commensurate experience in the field. Prior teaching experience desired.

Contact Information: Electronic submissions required. Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, CV and contact information for three professional references. Please apply by emailing your application materials to Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled.

Other important information about this vacancy: Adjuncts who teach two classes are eligible for health care benefits.
The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.
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