Lecturer in Political Science

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Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-07-24
Req: R-020839
Job Title

Lecturer in Political Science


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department Of Social Sciences

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Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

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Job Description

The College of Arts & Sciences is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a Lecturer in Political Science position for the Department of Social Sciences. The position requires teaching both lower and upper division courses in Political Science, including research methods and statistics. Teach the equivalent of four 3 credit hour courses in political science/government during fall and spring semesters. Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes. Flexible to suit course schedule.  

Required Qualifications:  
•    Ph.D. Degree or ABD in Political Science, or related field from a regionally accredited institution. 
•    18 graduate hours in Political Science or related field.  

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Ph.D. in Political Science or related field from a regionally accredited institution.  
•    College or University teaching experience. 
•    Experience teaching online and hybrid formats. 
•    Familiarity with non-traditional commuter University setting. 
•    Experience in culturally diverse settings.

Priority date for applications is October 1, 2019 with an anticipated start date of Spring 2020. The position is open until filled. For review of applications, applicants must submit unofficial transcripts to the Search Committee Chair. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, three original letters of recommendation less than one year old and bearing the writer's actual signature, as well as official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be received directly by the Search Committee Chair. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

Political Science Lecturer Position 
Texas A&M University-San Antonio 
Department of Social Sciences 
College of Arts & Sciences 
One University Way 
San Antonio, TX 78224 

For questions regarding this position contact Dr. Durant Frantzen, Department Chair-Social Sciences, at [email protected]

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of Academic Affairs, A&M-San Antonio, One University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. E-scripts and E-recommendations can be emailed directly to [email protected]

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any positions on our website, please use the following link: http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html 


Completed applications will include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Complete set of unofficial transcripts
  • Contact information for three references

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. 

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 8/21/2019
Application Due: 11/19/2019
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