Lecturer, International Affairs

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Southern New Hampshire University

Position description

Southern New Hampshire University is a team of innovators. World changers. Individuals who believe in progress with purpose. Since 1932, our people-centered strategy has defined us — and helped us grow a team that now serves over 180,000 learners worldwide.


Our mission to transform lives is made possible by talented people who bring diverse industry experience, backgrounds and skills to the university. And today, we’re ready to expand our reach. All we need is you.


This position is based in the following office location:

Manchester, NH


The opportunity


We are seeking a Lecturer in our Department of Social Sciences, covering courses in international relations, the United Nations, US foreign policy, international social problems, and related content in Political Science, International Relations, and Sociology. You’ll report to the Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Education for this on site position at our campus in Manchester, NH. #LI-Onsite


As a Lecturer, you will teach classes supporting majors in Sociology and Politics & Global Affairs. You’ll need expertise in politics, international relations, and international affairs, with a commitment to teaching excellence and student engagement.


What you’ll do:

  • Develop and deliver engaging lectures, seminars, and tutorials on topics related to politics, international relations, and international affairs.
  • Design and update course materials, including syllabi, reading lists, and assignments, to reflect current events and academic developments.
  • Provide mentorship and support to students, including advising on academic and career-related matters.
  • Evaluate student performance through assessments, examinations, and graded assignments, providing constructive feedback for improvement.
  • Participate in departmental activities, including meetings, committees, and academic initiatives.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to enhance the quality of teaching and learning within the department and across the institution.


What we’re looking for:

  • A Master’s degree in Political Science, International Relations, Sociology, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more subfields related to international affairs, such as comparative politics, economic development, international political sociology, international security, diplomacy, political economy, foreign policy, or human rights.
  • Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level, with a record of excellence in instruction and student mentorship.
  • Acommitment to teaching first-generation students and students from under-represented demographics in higher education;
  • Adesire to engage diverse audiences and foster a supportive learning environment.
  • Acommitment to academic integrity, ethical conduct, and inclusivity in teaching and research.
  • Evidence of ongoing scholarly activity, including publications, conference presentations, or research projects.
  • 1+ years of experience with teaching methods, technology-enhanced learning, or interdisciplinary approaches is desirable.


We believe real innovation comes from inclusion – where different experiences, perspectives and talents are celebrated. So if you’re wondering whether SNHU is right for you, take the leap and apply. You might be just the person we’re looking for.


Exceptional benefits (because you’re exceptional)


You’re the whole package. Your benefits should be, too. As a full-time employee at SNHU, you’ll get:

  • High-quality, low-deductible medical insurance

  • Low to no-cost dental and vision plans

  • Paid time off (plus almost a dozen paid holidays)

  • Employer-funded retirement

  • Free tuition program

  • Parental leave

  • Mental health and wellbeing resources

Application instructions

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