Adjunct Instructor, Political Science

Job description

Adjunct Instructor, Political ScienceRequisition # 51879If you seek information or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at [email protected] or call (319) 273-2422. For deaf or hard-of-hearing use Relay 711.

Position Basics
Position Title:
Adjunct Instructor, Political Science
Job Category:
Faculty Non-Unit
Type of Position: Temporary
Full Consideration Date: Monday, July 8, 2019
Advertising Started on: Friday, June 14, 2019
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Department: Political Science

Salary: $1,664.00 (per credit hour)

Position Details
Full/Part Time Status: Part Time
Service Schedule: Fall Semester
Position Description:
The University of Northern Iowa’s Department of Political Science seeks a temporary faculty member to teach the three-credit course POL AMER 3141 Constitutional Law for the fall semester beginning August 26, 2019. The in-person course meets on campus Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:30 p.m. In the course, students analyze Supreme Court decisions and changes in constitutional interpretation over time and the political forces affecting these changes. The course focuses on the powers of the U.S. government, with an emphasis on separation of powers and federalism.
Education Requirements:
Earned Masters degree in political science or related field, or a J.D required.
Required Qualifications:
Expertise in U.S. Constitutional law required.
Desirable Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of effective teaching at university level.

Online Application Required Documents
Required Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Professional References:
Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.

Number of References: 3
Cover Letter:
A plain text cover letter is required.

Contact Information

Attention: Your curriculum vita should not be sent to the contact below. The curriculum vita will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Scott Peters - [email protected]
Sabin Hall 335
Phone: 319-273-2727
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Job No:
Posted: 6/16/2019
Application Due: 7/11/2019
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