Visiting Assistant Professor of International Relations - One Year Replacement
Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a one-year, full-time visiting position in International Relations at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall of 2013; Ph.D. is preferred, advanced ABD will be considered.

The ideal candidate must be able to teach: Introduction to International Relations and American Foreign Policy; a course on Theories of International Relations would also be welcome. Regional specialization in Latin America or Northeast Asia or Southeast Asia preferred. We are particularly interested in candidates who work on one or more of the following issues: regional integration, international law, human rights, international environmental issues, refugees and migration, gender, indigenous people's rights, global civil society.

The department values intellectual diversity and supports a wide range of critical and theoretical approaches that help bring people together across subfields as they address questions of power of ever-pressing importance. The department also supports interdisciplinary teaching and research in keeping with the Colleges' longstanding emphasis on interdisciplinary liberal arts education.


Evaluation of applications begins April 8, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to:

Professor Vikash Yadav, c/o Jean Salone
International Relations Search
Department of Political Science
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.