Lecturer in Political Science, specializing in International Political Economy and Development

Posting Details


Posting Number F00307P


Working Title Lecturer in Political Science, specializing in International Political Economy and Development
Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track
Benefit Status Full Benefits
Months Per Year 9
Proposed Start Date 08/16/2018


Department Political Science - 2100


University Summary

The Department of Political Science at the University of Dayton is seeking a lecturer with a specialization in international political economy and development. Responsibilities include teaching courses in political science, courses for non-majors, and the interdisciplinary social science curriculum. This benefits-eligible position begins August 16, 2018.

University Summary Information

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Applicant must have completed all requirements for the Ph. D. degree in Political Science or a related field, except for defense of dissertation, at the time of application.
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Potential for excellence in teaching in one or more areas of international political economy and development.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. preferred.
  • Ability to contribute to teaching interdisciplinary aspects of international political economy and development
  • Interest in developing international political economy and development courses
  • Interest in the use of innovative pedagogical techniques
  • Successful teaching experience at the university level
  • Experience in teaching and advising students of diverse backgrounds
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Sensitivity to Catholic and Marianist educational values
Number of Positions Available 1
Application Review Date
Closing Date 01/16/2018
Open until filled?
Special Instructions to Applicants

Upload as “Other Document” a sample syllabus for an undergraduate international political economy/development course.

Upload as “Other Document 2” an essay that responds to this prompt: “In 500 words, How would you design a general education course that exposes non-majors to the concept of globalization from multiple social science disciplines?”

Upload copies of graduate transcripts.
If you have evidence of teaching effectiveness, you may upload it as “Other Document 3” (optional).

A complete application includes three letters of reference. As part of the application process, you will be asked to upload email addresses for your letter writers. When your application is complete, they will be sent instructions for how to upload letters on your behalf.

Primary Contact for this Position Grant Neeley

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 3

    If you have questions, please email Studentemployment@udayton.edu for Student positions and employment@udayton.edu for Staff/Faculty positions.