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ASSOCIATE-IN POSITION
POSC 112S & POSC 163S FALL QUARTER 2022

The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, is seeking a one-quarter temporary teaching position: Associate-In for the 2022/2023 academic year.


Qualifications:
Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher degree and one-year teaching experience at the college level. The salary is $8118.51 per course for an Associate-In position. The filling of the position is subject to budgetary approval and enrollment in the course.

Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:

POSC 112S Modern Political Theory: 5 Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 3 hours; written work, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): upper division standing or consent of instructor. Critically explores selected works of political theory from the eighteenth century to the present. Concentrates on issues such as freedom, utility, justice, nature, citizenship, toleration, equality and inequality, autonomy, democracy, power, rights, and identity.

POSC 163S Ethnic Politics: 5 Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour; individual study, 2 hours; extra reading, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): upper division standing or consent of instructor. An introduction to the politics of ethnicity. Surveys theory and evidence utilizing a wide range of cases from around the world.

Both positions are open to current UCR graduate students only. The successful candidate must have a master’s degree or equivalent training, and at least one year of teaching experience.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. The applicable deadline for student employees is the deadline for students.  For students starting or returning to campus after Fall 2021, the deadline is the first date of instruction for the term when they first enroll.

How to Apply
Send your CV, most recent three quarters of teaching evaluations (if you have served as a TA or AI for this course, include that as well), and a cover letter detailing graduate and undergraduate coursework, the course you are interested in, teaching experience and research that are relevant to this course, to:

Professor Jennifer Merolla, Chair of the Political Science Department:
merolla@ucr.edu

Professor Nick Weller, Vice Chair of the Political Science Department: nweller@ucr.edu

Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

Please submit application materials as soon as possible.

Review of applications will begin June 28, 2022
The position will remain open until filled.


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