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Professor of Comparative Politics

Marlboro College invites applications from broadly trained, dedicated teachers for a full-time, tenure-track position in Comparative Politics with preference for regional specialization in Southwest Asia or Africa. Candidates are expected to support advanced undergraduate work using quantitative and qualitative methods.  The successful candidate will work closely with the World Studies program, providing course offerings and advising. Since Marlboro operates on a mentorship model, the ideal candidate will have the passion, skill, and willingness to expand beyond the confines of their disciplinary knowledge to be an outstanding mentor for interdisciplinary student research.  College teaching beyond the graduate assistant level preferred.  PhD required by start date.   Marlboro College is noted for its intellectual rigor and lively classroom discussion. We are committed to the development of clear writing and a global perspective. Our intentionally small undergraduate student body enjoys unparalleled access to faculty, a voice in governing the community, and individualized courses of study on our campus in the hills of southern Vermont.  Marlboro College is an Equal Opportunity employer. The faculty, students, and staff share a commitment to diversity and the values of equality, inclusion, and respect for all human differences.
Application consideration begins October 1, 2017; position begins August 2018. All applicants must apply online at Electronic attachments to the online application should include: a curriculum vitae; a letter of application; proposals (one page or less) for two potential interdisciplinary courses team-taught with another Marlboro faculty member; evidence of effective teaching, including statement of teaching philosophy, and course evaluations if available. In addition, applicants will need to provide the names and contact information for three references, at least one of whom should be able to speak to their teaching.

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