Part-time Faculty/Adjunct for Political Science

Job description

Nebraska Wesleyan University is establishing a pool of applicants to fill potential part-time, adjunct teaching positions.  Applicants are selected from the pool as positions become available. Currently, NWU is searching for applications for the upcoming semesters (spring 2019: January 14 - May 11, 2019 and fall 2019: August 26 - December 21, 2019) in the following discipline:

Political Science –

Applicants may be asked to teach some of the courses listed below, however, other courses or subject areas may become available within the department.

  • Introduction to US Government and Politics
  • US Government electives
  • Some of these may be taught as writing instructive or offered online


  • At least a Master’s Degree in the discipline
  • Teaching experience is preferred, but we can offer on-the-job pedagogical training
  • Experience with best practices about teaching writing skills in the area of instruction
  • Background check and official transcripts needed post job offer, pre-employment.

Commitment to Diversity:

Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s mission and we embrace it as a source of strength.  Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their letter of interest.

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE.  

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit the following materials: a letter of interest that outlines experience teaching and how the applicant aligns with NWU’s commitment to diversity; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy including a discussion of innovative teaching strategies; and the names and contact information for three professional references.  You may provide all application materials at the following URL:   Review of applications will begin immediately.  

Please visit the NWU website for more information about our institution:

Feel free to contact Dr. Kelly Clancy, chair of political science ([email protected]) with questions specific to the position.




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Posted: 10/30/2018
Application Due: 11/11/2018
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