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Bennington College | Bennington, VT
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Bennington College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position in U.S. foreign policy and politics, beginning Fall 2019. The candidate will teach four courses (two per term).

The regional focus is open, with a particular interest in Latin America and the Middle East. We welcome applications from scholars working across a variety of disciplinary perspectives (including international politics, political history, American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Latin American Studies, and political geography) and a range of historical periods. Possible areas of focus include: diplomatic theory of international relations; US foreign policy doctrines; U.S. interventionism/militarism; the intersection of domestic politics and foreign policy; political uses of foreign aid; geopolitics and borders; foreign policy and human security; social movements and internal or regional revolutions; and gender and foreign policy. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. by August 2019, but those who are ABD will also be considered.

Bennington College is a small residential liberal arts college in southern Vermont, long distinguished for its progressive approach to higher education. The College was founded in 1932 on the principle of active engagement in learning, which is manifest in individualized plans of study developed by students together with faculty. We aim to educate students towards self-fulfillment and constructive social purposes, and we believe that equity, diversity, and inclusivity--in community and in curriculum--are vital to achieving those aims.

Candidates should apply on-line below by submitting the following: a) a letter of application that describes teaching experience, professional work, and includes a reflection on the candidate's potential to contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through teaching, research, and/or service; b) a current curriculum vitae; c) a teaching statement that includes a description of three potential courses and; d) the names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin on April 15 and will continue until position is filled.

About Bennington College

Bennington College (www.bennington.edu), a nationally recognized liberal arts college with enrollment of 720 students (570 undergraduate, 150 graduate) is located on 470 acres in the Green Mountains of southwestern Vermont. The College offers a full range of study, with programs in the humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, social sciences, and visual and performing arts, as well as a five-year Bachelor's/Master's degree in Teaching. Additional graduate programs include a Master of Fine Arts in Writing, a Master of Fine Arts in Performing Arts, and a Master of Arts in Teaching a Second Language.