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Adjunct Lecturer: POLS-UN1601 Introduction to International Relations

Barnard College
Church Street, NY
Closing date
Jul 15, 2024

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Adjunct Lecturer: POLS-UN1601 Introduction to International Relations

Job Summary:

The Political Science Department at Barnard College seeks a part-time instructor to teach POLS-UN1601 (Introduction to International Politics) during the Fall 2024 Semester.


Teach 1 lecture course of 213-400 students, and manage 1 TA per 30 students.

This introductory course surveys key topics in the study of international politics, including the causes of war and peace; the efficacy of international law and human rights; the origins of international development and underdevelopment; the politics of global environmental protection; and the future of US-China relations. Throughout the course, the instructor will focus on the interests of the many actors of world politics, including states, politicians, firms, bureaucracies, international organizations, and nongovernmental organizations; the interactions between them; and the institutions in which they operate. By the end of the semester, students will be better equipped to systematically study international relations and make informed contributions to critical policy debates.

The exact instructional assignments and other academic responsibilities are determined by the Chair or Director.

Strong candidate already identified.

Skills, Qualifications & Requirements:

PhD in related discipline

Stipend: $12,500

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the College's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.


Barnard College

Time Type:

Part time

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