Lecturer and Associate-In

ASSOCIATE-IN POSITION – SPRING QUARTER 2020

LECTURER POSITION – SPRING QUARTER 2020


ASSOCIATE-IN POSITION
SPRING QUARTER 2020
JOB ADVERTISEMENT

The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, is seeking to fill several one-quarter temporary teaching positions: Associate-In for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher degree and one-year teaching experience at the college level. The salary is $7652.33 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 015 Comparative Politics
(5) Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 3 hours. A comparative analysis of contemporary political systems, practices, and institutions.

POSC 007 Introduction to Political Theory
(5) Units, Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): none. An introductory exploration of political theory from the ancient world to the present. Covers either Western theorists (from Aristotle to Rawls) or non-Western theorists (from Confucius to Gandhi). Topics include citizenship, community, political change, and human flourishing.

POSC 007W Introduction to Political Theory

(5) Lecture, 3hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 3 hours. An analysis of political philosophers on questions of political life and best political order. This course is designed to fill the writing requirement.

Position open to current graduate student only. The successful candidate must have a Master’s degree or equivalent training, and at least one year of teaching experience.

Send your CV, most recent three quarters of teaching evaluations, and a cover letter detailing graduate and undergraduate coursework, teaching experience and research that are relevant to this course, to:

Professor John Medearis, Chair of the Political Science Department, Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521.

Review of applications received by January 16, 2020 will be given full consideration.

The position will remain open until filled.


LECTURER POSITION
SPRING QUARTER 2020
JOB ADVERTISEMENT

The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, invites applications for part-time lecturer positions for Spring Quarter 2020.

Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher degree and one-year teaching experience at the college level. The salary is $6,263.93 per
course for a Lecturer 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 015 Comparative Politics
(5) Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 3 hours. A comparative analysis of contemporary political systems, practices, and
institutions.

POSC 007 Introduction to Political Theory
(5) Units, Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): none. An introductory exploration of political theory from the ancient world to the present. Covers either Western theorists (from Aristotle to Rawls) or non-Western theorists (from Confucius to Gandhi). Topics include citizenship, community, political change, and human flourishing.

POSC 007W Introduction to Political Theory
(5) Lecture, 3hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 3 hours. An analysis of political philosophers on questions of political life and best political order. This course is designed to fulfill the writing requirement.

POSC 125 United States Foreign Policy Since World War II
(4) Lecture, 3 hours; research, 1 hour; extra reading, 1 hour; term paper, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): upper division standing or consent of instructor. A survey and evaluation of the major developments in U.S. foreign policy from 1945 to the present. Focuses on relations with the Soviet Union, its successor states, and the Third World, within which the uses of force and diplomacy are emphasized.

POSC 126 The Politics of International Trade, Finance, and Development
(4) Lecture, 3 hours; term paper, 2 hours; extra reading; 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): POSC 020 or POSC 020H. Studies the interaction between
international economics and world politics. Focuses on the evolution of the institutions governing world trade and finance; role of multinational corporations; Third World debt and development; the European Union; economic reform in transitional economies; gender; economics and environment; and role of technology in international political economy.

POSC 130 Politics and Economics of the Pacific Rim
(4) Lecture, 3 hours; individual study, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): upper division standing or consent of instructor. Provides students with a broad understanding of the politics and economics of countries that border the Pacific Rim, including Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and China, and of their relationship to the United States. The major issues addressed include economic growth, sociopolitical development, trade, and interdependence.

Interested candidates should submit electronic applications to: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01236. Complete applications must include a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations, a statement of past and/or planned future contributions to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence, and three letters of recommendation. Optional statements of Research or Teaching may also be considered. Applications and supporting material received by the initial review date of January 21, 2020 will receive full consideration. Final review date will be March 1, 2020.

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UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.