The Department of Political Science has openings for part-time,
temporary lecturers (adjuncts) to teach first year core courses in
US and Texas Constitution and Politics and U.S. Government.
Successful applicants may also be asked to teach upper level
undergraduate courses in the areas of political science, depending
on student need and applicant’s expertise. Courses are offered in
multiple formats, including lecture courses and on-line
instruction. Interested and qualified candidates are invited to
apply. Appointments will be made on a semester-by-semester basis,
based on student need.
Application materials must include: CV, Letter of Application/Cover
Letter, list of 3 professional references whom we may contact, and
unofficial transcripts for most recent degrees. Incomplete
applications will not be considered.
The University of Houston, a Carnegie Tier-1 research university
with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to
recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. With over 600
majors and 75 M.A. and Ph.D. students, the UH Department of
Political Science provides high-quality undergraduate and graduate
education. The Department capitalizes on the strengths of our city,
offering students and faculty opportunities to research the
politics of the future in a dynamic hub of international commerce,
and in a region which is on the leading edge of national
demographic and economic trends.
The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.
A doctoral degree in political science is preferred, but applicants
with a Master’s degree in political science or a J.D. will also be
considered. Previous college-level teaching experience is a
Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a
faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final
candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security
sensitive and will require a criminal history check.