Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Haverford College

Haverford College seeks to hire a full-time (equivalent of a total of five courses across the year) Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science for the 2022-2023 academic year whose area of specialization in Comparative Politics.

Candidates whose expertise includes any of the following: African politics, security, political economy, or gender studies are especially encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will be able to teach effectively at all levels of the political science curriculum, including introductory, intermediate, and advanced seminar courses in their area of expertise. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to engaging a diverse student body and creating an inclusive classroom environment in a liberal arts context. The position begins the fall semester of 2022, and it is expected that the Ph.D. will be completed prior to the start date (but ABD candidates will be considered). There is a possibility of renewal for a second year, pending positive evaluations and departmental needs.

Application Instructions
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a cover letter, a current CV, and a teaching statement (teaching philosophy and experience; also, please address how you will engage a diverse student body), and names and contact information for three recommenders to

For technical questions, please contact Interfolio directly at 877-997-8807 or [email protected]. Please send questions about this position to Susanna Wing, Associate Professor of Political Science at [email protected].

Special Requirements: All faculty and staff (including contract workers) who are employed or engaged by Haverford College, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide proof of vaccination unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise.

Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.