Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science 494886

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Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science 494886

Position Type: Faculty

Position Number: 494886

Department: Political Science

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Job Summary:
The Department of Political Science invites applications for one full-time Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor position in Political Science beginning August 2018.

Candidates should be able to teach introductory core curriculum courses in American Government (POLS 2301 and POLS 2302) through a variety of mediums including on-campus and online.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates should have a Masters or PhD in Political Science, Government or Public Administration awarded by August 1, 2018. Salary and rank are dependent on experience and credentials. Preference will be given to PhD and ABD candidates with advanced degrees in Political Science or Government and specializing in congress and legislative process or the American presidency.

The successful candidate will implement effective teaching strategies and communicate with, motivate, and evaluate students; maintain an active service agenda; participate with other faculty in professional and scholarly exchanges within the department and throughout the university; and participate in educationally related aspects of community and civic affairs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Salary: Commensurate

Work Hours: Candidate is expected to teach a minimum of four courses in Fall 2018 and four courses in Spring 2019

Posting Date: 07/19/2018

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Lamar University is an AA/EEO employer. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to:

Political Science Search Committee Chairperson
Lamar University
Human Resources
P.O. Box 11127
Beaumont, TX 77710

The application deadline is April 1, 2019 or until the position is filled.

To apply, visit

Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.





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Posted: 7/20/2018
Application Due: 9/3/2018
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