Political Theory – DePaul University

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Political Theory – DePaul University

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Classification Information

Rank Professional Lecturer Tenure Status Term/Non Tenure Track Position / Posting Information

Academic Year 2019-2020 Responsibilities

The Department of Political Science is hiring for a one-year non-tenure track (9 course) position beginning September 1, 2019.

DePaul University is committed to recruiting a diverse faculty to complement the diversity of its student body and Chicago area communities.

Candidates should submit a letter of application [cover letter], CV, syllabi, unofficial transcripts, references, teaching statement, and course evaluations online to our Faculty Recruiting site. For more information, email [email protected] or visit the department’s web site at http://las.depaul.edu/psc.

Required Qualifications

We seek candidates with broad preparation in political theory, including the ability to teach introduction to political theory, some portion of the historical sequence, and some upper-division theory offerings. The department also has some teaching needs outside of political theory, so an ability to teach in other fields is a plus. Preference will be given to individuals with a demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications Posting Number Full-time Faculty 285Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Unofficial transcripts
  5. Teaching Evaluations
  6. Reference Contact Info
  7. Syllabi
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    2. What is the highest degree you have earned?

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    3. Will you have completed a PhD no later than July 1, 2019?

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    4. Is your earned or expected doctoral degree in Political Science, with a specialization in Theory?

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    5. Do you have teaching and/or research specializations in Theory?

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    Posted: 5/23/2019
    Application Due: 7/4/2019
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