Adjunct Assistant Professor, Political Science

Job description

Job no: 493943
Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Student Services

Posting Job Title

Adj Faculty Poli Science


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Adjunct Faculty

Number of openings


Job Summary

JCCC is looking for a diverse pool of applicants for a part-time political science faculty position in the History and Political Science Department. The ideal candidate is expected to teach American National Government, Introduction to Political Science, and others courses as needed. They will perform other duties expected of part-time faculty, including maintaining scheduled office hours, developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes, and other duties as assigned. They will be available to teach face-to-face starting in the fall of 2021, with potential for teaching in spring 2021. Teaching assignments could be any combination of face-to-face (day or evening), online, or using teleconference software like Zoom. Teaching assignments are subject to change as needed.
JCCC educates a large, diverse student body. Many of our 18,000 students are non-traditional, military veterans, immigrants, international, and first-generation college students. African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic student populations are also growing. JCCC is committed to increasing the diversity of our college community.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in political science OR Master’s degree and 18 graduate credit hours in political science and related experience
Ability to teach American National Government and Introduction to Political Science

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Political Science
Ability to teach JCCC political science courses
Demonstrated expertise in political science
Demonstrated knowledge of academic culture
Documented successful teaching at the college level
Professional experience, either elected or employed

Required application documents

CV (including three references), cover letter and unofficial transcripts

Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations are preferred

Please attach submissions in PDF format.

Hours per Week

Varies depending on department need

Work Hours/Days

Varies depending on department need

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

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Advertised: 11 Mar 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 30 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time




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Posted: 3/13/2021
Application Due: 4/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time