Assistant Professor, Political Science

Romeoville, Illinois
Jun 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Political Science Department at Lewis University seeks a half-time faculty member to be responsible for Mock Trail and Mediation teams.

Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to a growing and diverse student population.  Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.  Visit for further information. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teach 3 credit hours per semester
  • Manage Mock Trial and Mediation teams, including recruiting and mentoring students, selecting and supervising coaches, scheduling and planning for competitions
  • Advise prelaw students
  • Interact with area high school mock trial students in regard to partnership and recruitment potential

Minimum Qualifications:

MA in Political Science. ABD will be considered. Content areas: constitutional law, judicial politics, and experience with Mock Trial and Mediation teams. Demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the college level.  Earned Ph.D. in Political Science or earned JD is preferred.

How to Apply:

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Lewis University is an increasingly dynamic institution.  We offer competitive salaries and a complete comprehensive benefits package including generous health care and tuition reimbursement for self, spouse and qualifying dependents. 

Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity.  Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply, however applications will only be accepted from individuals currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States.

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