Assistant Professor for Political Science Full-Time Tenure Track

Columbia Basin College

Pasco, WA

ID: 7062519
Posted: November 27, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Interested in a career at Columbia Basin College? Join our team! From our distinguished faculty to our dedicated staff, CBC is committed to our vision to be the educational home that transforms students' lives through economic and social mobility. We seek to attract and retain engaged and dynamic individuals who are committed to helping all students be successful in accomplishing their goals and who will contribute to an exciting work environment. We value high quality instruction and student learning experiences that foster diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom and expand into our local and global communities. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and believe that our many unique perspectives make us stronger.

Sound like something you'd like to be a part of? CBC seeks an outstanding and enthusiastic individual to work as an Assistant Professor for Political Science.

This position will report to the Dean for Social Sciences and Education.

CBC Faculty and Staff respect and work effectively with diverse students, colleagues, staff and others in a campus climate that promotes innovative teaching, quality scholarship, a diverse learning environment, and equitable access and educational achievement for all students.


Passion for teaching and a commitment to student success;
Commitment to the community college mission;
Commitment to shared governance and staying current in one's discipline;
Willingness to become involved in campus activities beyond one's discipline;
Willingness to teach with a variety of methods, including eLearning and instructional innovations;
Ability to teach individuals from diverse backgrounds effectively;
Ability to pursue scholarly endeavors in area of expertise; and
Ability and willingness to participate in the design and measurement of learning outcomes and institutional effectiveness efforts.

The base salary for this position is $59,163 for a 176-day contract over the Instructional Year (Fall/Winter/Spring Quarters). Additional compensation may be available for assignment of summer quarter courses or courses taught outside of the full-time position during fall, winter and spring quarters.

Relocation expenses are considered for the employment offer for the successful candidate if the candidate relocates to the Tri-Cities area from outside of a 175-mile radius.


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