Media and Politics, Part-time Non-Tenure Track Position (1 course), Occidental College Politics Department Fall 2019
The Politics Department at Occidental College invites applications for part-time non-tenure track position to teach Media and Politics in fall 2019. A Ph.D. in political science is preferred at the time of appointment but we will consider candidates who are ABD.
Occidental College is a nationally ranked small liberal arts college recognized for its diverse student body. Named one of America’s most beautiful campuses, Occidental College is situated in the vibrant neighborhoods of Eagle Rock and Highland Park in the City of Los Angeles, allowing access to major cultural and natural attractions in the nation’s second largest city. One of the few urban liberal arts colleges in the country, Occidental College affords students and faculty a unique pedagogical engagement with vast resources outside of the classroom. Occidental College has a strong commitment to community based learning and research and internships. The Politics Department has helped lead efforts on campus along with the Center for Community Based Learning and the Office of Community Engagement, to link the college’s academic program with community involvement, including expanding community internships and community-oriented research projects for students.
1) cover letter detailing your interest in teaching in a liberal arts environment and whether you are interested/available to teach one or both of the courses
2) current curriculum vitae
3) statement of teaching philosophy that includes a discussion of your demonstrated commitment to, past evidence of, and future plans for creating equitable opportunities for learning and mentoring especially for underrepresented students.
4) evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching evaluations or other materials and syllabi)
5) names and contact information for three references ; at least one of the references should be able to attest to your teaching abilities or performance
Occidental College is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by State and Federal Law. We strongly encourage all underrepresented candidates, especially women and persons of color to apply.
The mission of Occidental College is to provide a gifted and diverse group of students with a total educational experience of the highest quality - one that prepares them for leadership in an increasingly complex, interdependent and pluralist world. The distinctive interdisciplinary and multicultural focus of the College’s academic program seeks to foster both the fulfillment of individual aspirations and a deeply rooted commitment to the public good.
How To Apply
Full applications should be sent to Ms. Romy Corona, Politics Departmental Services Coordinator, email@example.com. Review of materials will begin immediately and close when position is filled. Please submit the following items in one single pdf in the order listed: