Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science (Public Administration)

Requisition Number: 201800032F

Department: Dept of Political Science

Experience Requirement: Experience in and/or willingness to teach online courses in and public budgeting/financial management, as well as research methods and writing.

Usual Duties: The Department of Political Science at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty member at the rank of visiting assistant professor beginning fall 2018. The successful candidate will teach an online graduate budgeting and finance seminar and online and face-to-face undergraduate upper division courses. Preference will be given to candidates who have online teaching experience and who can teach an upper division course in basic research design. The teaching load for the position is four courses in both the fall and spring semesters. Summer courses are not included in the teaching load.

Degree Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD in public administration, public policy, or public affairs from an accredited university or institution of higher-education. All applicants must demonstrate that they have completed graduate coursework in public budgeting and financing, as well as basic research methods.

Other Requirements for the Position: * Cover Letter * Current CV * Graduate transcripts * Two letters of recommendation from supervisors who are familiar with the applicant's teaching abilities and who have worked with the applicant in the past two years * Recent student teaching evaluations covering the last two semesters of teaching, if available * Teaching statement * Sample syllabi for courses in public budgeting or financial management * Diversity statement discussing how the applicant would engage a diverse student population such as Sam Houston State University that meets the College of Humanities and Social Sciences core goals: "The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sam Houston State University is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the academic community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The college welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community."

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