Williams College, Leadership Studies
Visiting Professor in Leadership Studies
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|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
Williams College invites applications from political scientists and historians for an approved, one-year appointment for the 2014-15 academic year as Visiting Assistant Professor in Leadership Studies. The successful candidate will be able to offer elective classes on topics related to a study of leadership, broadly construed, including: national, state, or local leadership; social movement leadership; leadership in different cultural or historical contexts; leadership and media or technology; etc. Evidence of excellence in teaching, including (if available) teaching scores with comparison means should be provided. The candidate will be expected to teach four or five courses during the academic year (salary to vary accordingly). Candidates should have the Ph.D. in hand or completed by September 2014. We will consider applications as late as March 30, 2014, but will begin reviewing them as they arrive. Please submit application, including a letter detailing teaching experience and competencies, current scholarly interests, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of only one article or chapter to apply.interfolio.com/24161. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.
Leadership Studies at Williams College is an interdisciplinary program, with strong ties to the Political Science and History Departments (please visit http://leadership-studies.williams.edu/ for more information).
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with easy access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu).
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.