The Department of Government and Legal Studies invites applications for a one-year position in International Relations at the Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor level for the 2016-17 academic year.  A second year is possible pending administrative approval. We seek candidates able to offer a range of courses in international relations, including introduction to international relations.  Advanced ABDs or recent Ph.D.s are welcome to apply.  Teaching load is two courses each semester. 

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions.  Please visit to submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation upon request.

Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  

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