Lamar University Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science #494886 in Beaumont, Texas

Position Information

Posting Number 20111594

Position Title Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science #494886

Template Title

Position Type Faculty

Position Number

Department Political Science

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Job Summary: The Department of Political Science invites applications for one full-time Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor position in Political Science beginning August 2018.

Candidates should be able to teach introductory core curriculum courses in American Government (POLS 2301 and POLS 2302) through a variety of mediums including on-campus and online.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications: Candidates should have a Masters or PhD in Political Science, Government or Public Administration awarded by August 1, 2018. Salary and rank are dependent on experience and credentials. Preference will be given to PhD and ABD candidates with advanced degrees in Political Science or Government and specializing in congress and legislative process or the American presidency.

The successful candidate will implement effective teaching strategies and communicate with, motivate, and evaluate students; maintain an active service agenda; participate with other faculty in professional and scholarly exchanges within the department and throughout the university; and participate in educationally related aspects of community and civic affairs.

EEO Statement

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Veteran's Preference Statement

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.

Preferred Qualifications

Security Sensitive Statement

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Salary Commensurate

Work Hours Candidate is expected to teach a minimum of four courses in Fall 2018 and four courses in Spring 2019

Application Information

Posting Date 07/19/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions

Lamar University is an AA/EEO employer. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to:

Political Science Search Committee Chairperson Lamar University Human Resources P.O. Box 11127 Beaumont, TX 77710

The application deadline is April 1, 2019 or until the position is filled.