Lecturer - Political Science - (ADJ000039)



The Department of Political Science has openings for 2 or more 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.

Qualifications :

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 plus.

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.

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