Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor

Job description

Justice & Community Studies:  Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to begin in August of 2019 to teach undergraduate courses in Nonprofit and Community Studies program, including courses on nonprofit organizations, democratic theory, civic engagement and state/local politics.  Additional duties include the provision of general advising to undergraduates and support of co-curricular civic engagement programming.  The position will serve the Regional locations. 

Required:  Master’s degree (for appointment as Instructor) in political science, public administration, or a closely related field as well as a commitment to and evidence of excellence in the teaching of undergraduates.  A Ph.D. (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor) in political science, public administration or a closely related field.  Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desire:  Earned Ph.D. in political science, public administration or closely related field.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to  Inquiries may be directed to John Forren at [email protected].  Screening of applications will begin May 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. 

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Posted: 5/1/2019
Application Due: 6/30/2019
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