Visiting Assistant Professor in Political Science & Public Administration

  • University of North Florida
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • May 03, 2021
Full time Political Science & International Relations

Job Description

University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL

General Description/ Primary Purpose :

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA: Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Florida seeks candidates for a one-year appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the areas of international relations and comparative politics starting August 2021. Main teaching responsibilities include providing instruction for undergraduate courses in European politics and international political economy.

The department welcomes the use of innovative teaching technologies including distance learning and hybrid classes. Candidates should demonstrate teaching excellence. The teaching load is four courses per semester. A PhD in Political Science, Government, Public Administration, or a related field is preferred but we will consider highly qualified ABD candidates. UNF faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction.

UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged institution. This designation celebrates the University's collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF's mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching. The successful candidate will be able to excel at teaching courses throughout the curriculum and be committed to increasing the participation of the members of underrepresented groups.

UNF enrolls about 17,000 students and is located in Jacksonville, Florida, a rapidly growing metropolitan area with a population of over one million. Jacksonville is part of northeastern Florida's historic "First Coast" and there are significant historical, cultural, and recreational resources in the immediate area including access to rivers and beaches. Further information is available at

Faculty Position Required Qualifications:

A PhD in Political Science, Government, Public Administration, or a related field is preferred but we will consider highly qualified ABD candidates

Special Instructions:

Applicants must complete an online application and upload supplemental documents at to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents, you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records.

Applicants must attach the following required documents to be considered for this position.

  1. a letter of interest stating teaching interests
  2. a complete curriculum vitae
  3. unofficial transcripts
  4. evidence of teaching effectiveness
  5. three current professional letters of recommendation (uploaded as one document)

Review of applications will begin 4/26/2021.

Initial review of applications will begin 4/26/2021 and will continue until the position(s) are filled. For further information, please contact Lauren Chartier via e-mail at

Salary: $46,000

UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans & spouses of veterans, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.

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