Lecturer, Political Science
Job Summary: The Department of Goverment, Law and Justice at Roosevelt University invites applications for a non-tenure track position in American Politics to begin August 15, 2018. The department seeks candidates specializing in U.S. Constitutional law and judicial politics. Additional expertise in the fields of social movements or Chicago and Illinois politics is preferred but not required. Candidates will be expected to teach the core sequence of the department's Legal Studies minor, which is designed to prepare students to apply to law school, as well as to serve as the program director of the minor. Candidates with ideas and experience about how to grow the stature and effectiveness of the minor as well as to establish more and deeper partnerships with regional law schools are especially welcome. Roosevelt University particularly seeks candidates who can successfully teach, work with and mentor a diverse student population. Roosevelt University is a private, non-sectarian university with over 4,500 students studying at campuses in Chicago's south Loop, suburban Schaumburg and online. Founded on the principles of inclusion and social justice, Roosevelt is the fourth most ethnically diverse college in the Midwest, with a mission to prepare students to assume roles as leaders in their professions and communities.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in American Politics specializing in U.S. Constitutional law and judicial politics.
Job Type: Full-Time
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Ph.D. in American Politics specializing in U.S. Constitutional law and judicial politics.
Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in the fields of social movements or Chicago and Illinois politics.
Roosevelt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes women, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans, international and minority-classified individuals as applicants for all positions.