Lecturer-Political Science

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

ID: 7076458
Posted: March 26, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

The Department of Social Sciences seeks applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment beginning in Fall 2021. Candidates with experience and/or interest in innovative approaches to teaching first-year government courses for ‘at-risk’ students are preferred. The successful candidate will teach introductory government courses, in conjunction with supplemental instruction and learning community staff, and participate in professional development and assessment. The base teaching load for this position at A&M-SA is 4/4. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed.

Required Education and Experience:

An M.A. or Ph.D. by the time of appointment in Political Science or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.

Demonstrated specialization in Political Science or a related sub-field.

A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in Political Science.

University teaching experience with first-year government courses.

In a letter of interest which explains your teaching philosophy and experience, please also speak to the following topics:

Experience and/or interest in student success.

Experience with innovative modes of instruction.

Commitment to working with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Application Process:

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal noted below and must include following documentation:

Application/Faculty Form

Upload the letter of interest,

Curriculum vitae,

Unofficial copies of transcripts.

If assistance is required, please contact an HR representative at 210-784-2058.

The priority date for applications is May 1, 2021. The position is open until filled.

Finalists must request at least three current letters of recommendation to be sent directly by the author to the Search Committee Chair, via USPS or email delivery. If selected, finalists must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired.

Official transcripts must be on file with the Office of the Provost, and sent directly from each degree-granting institution to Texas A&M University-San Antonio at the address listed below. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. 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 (e.g., AACRAO; http://www.aacrao.org/credential/index.htm).


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