Job Opportunity at Boise State: V.A.P., American Politics

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Job Opportunity: Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boise State


The Political Science Program at Boise State University seeks to fill a visiting position at the Assistant Professor level with a one year appointment for the 2018-19 academic year. The ideal candidate will specialize in the area of American politics. The expected teaching load for the position is 3 – 3 at the undergraduate level.

We encourage JMC fellows interested in this position to contact our Director of Faculty Development, John Hungerford, at as soon as possible.


Minimum Qualifications: 

Terminal degree in a Political Science field (an ABD may be considered).

Preferred Qualifications: 

Specialization in American politics.

The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

The ability to combine a strong research record in American politics with an ability to teach undergraduate level Political Science courses.

Interest, experience, and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity.

Salary and benefits:

 $52,000 – $58,000 per year, plus an excellent benefits package is available for eligible employees, for more information visit: .

Required Application Materials:

Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position.  Attach a CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and three potential references.

Closing Date: 

August 20th, 2018, 11:59 PM MST.




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