Lamar University Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science #494886 in Beaumont, Texas
Posting Number 20111594
Position Title Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science #494886
Position Type Faculty
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.
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.
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.
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.
Work Hours Candidate is expected to teach a minimum of four courses in Fall 2018 and four courses in Spring 2019
Posting Date 07/19/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
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.