Assistant Teaching Professor of International Relations

The International Relations Program at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a two-year, non-tenure track instructional position that will begin August 10, 2024. This appointment has a service component commensurate with rank. This appointment may be renewable contingent upon program needs, availability of funds, and performance review.

We seek an individual with expertise in international relations, who can teach a course on contemporary issues in international relations that explores insights from multiple disciplines, including political science, economics, history, and sociology, and who will be an active contributor to our College (COLL) curriculum. The position is open regarding discipline and specialty. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load.

Information on the degree programs in the International Relations Program may be found at

Required Qualifications: A Master’s degree is required.
Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2024). Previous teaching experience is preferred.


Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. A diversity statement is not required. Candidates are encouraged to reflect on their past experiences or future plans to foster an inclusive and welcoming climate for learners/scholars in international relations in any of the aforementioned required documents. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, submit application materials by the initial review date, January 15, 2024. Applications received after the initial review date will be considered if needed.