Visiting Teaching Fellowship at Princeton University: (Deadline 31 October 2020)
Applications call for Garwood Visiting Teaching Fellowship in Princeton University
The James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University is dedicated to the pursuit of scholarly excellence in the fields of constitutional law and political thought. Sponsored by Princeton’s Department of Politics, the Program seeks to enrich the intellectual life of Princeton students and faculty by exploring American constitutional principles and structures through research and public discussion.
The Visiting Teaching Fellowship Program at Princeton University invites college and university professors and other professionals with established records of scholarship to apply for an appointment as Garwood Visiting Teaching Fellow for the academic year running from September 1, 2021, to June 1, 2022. The Garwood Visiting Teaching Fellowship can be for one semester or the academic year. Garwood Visiting Fellows teach at least one undergraduate course on statesmanship and presidential leadership in Princeton University’s Department of Politics, subject to sufficient enrollment and approval of the Dean of the Faculty. Depending on the needs of the University, additional teaching opportunities may be available, again subject to enrollment and approval of the Dean of the Faculty.
James Madison Program Fellows will spend their fellowship in residence at Princeton University or the local vicinity, or demonstrate to the program’s satisfaction the ability to be on campus on a daily basis and on short notice in order to fulfill responsibilities relating to in-person participation. They enjoy access to Firestone Library and a wide range of other facilities and activities throughout the University and attend or participate in various activities of the Program, including faculty-seminars, colloquia, and public lectures.
- A doctorate or equivalent degree. Positions are open to all regardless of citizenship.
- Fellows normally receive a stipend of one-half of their academic-year salary plus a living allowance.
- The fellows’ home institutions can provide at least half of their academic-year salaries.
- This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.
Candidates must submit the following documents along with Online Application
- A curriculum vitae
- A scholarly paper is written in the past three years
- A course proposal and draft syllabus
- Contact information for two references
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey. Founded in 1746 in Elizabeth as the College of New Jersey; Princeton is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States; and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution. Princeton provides undergraduate and graduates instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering.