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Instructor-Political Science

E-appoint Tracking Number: HPASS008831

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Faculty

Is position tenure earning: No

Position Department/Office: History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences

Appointment Duration: 9 Month

Position Responsibilities: The successful applicant will teach an introductory course in comparative politics, a regional subfield course in European Politics, a course on the U.S. Congress, and upper-division courses on topics of human rights. The normal teaching load is four classes (12 hours) per semester.

Minimum Requirements: Qualified candidates must have a master’s degree, or be ABD, in political science and demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a PhD in political science and demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Range/Salary: Contingent Upon Funding

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 03/01/17

Application Instructions:

All applicants should apply online. Please upload curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; all unofficial degree transcripts; and evidence of teaching excellence, such as summarized course evaluations, sample syllabi, etc. Applicants should also provide contact information for three professional references. 

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

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