Political Science Temporary Pool-Political Theory

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Political Science Temporary Pool – Political Theory
Position Description
The Department of Political Science at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania seeks qualified candidates for temporary teaching positions (full-time one semester, part-time one semester or part-time academic year) as needs arise. A successful applicant must be able to teach our introductory course in political theory, POLISCI 108: Contemporary Political Ideologies. A description of this courses can be found in the most current Academic Catalog at Bloomsburg University https://archive.bloomu.edu/catalog- .
Qualifying Education/Experience
Applicants must possess a Master’s Degree in Political Science or related field (Public Administration, Public Policy) from a regionally accredited institution. A Ph.D. in Political Science or related field is preferred as is specialization in the disciplinary subfield of political theory. Applicants should also possess a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations. Previous college teaching experience is preferred.
Supplemental Information
A complete application includes a cover letter addressing requirements and preferences for the position, a current CV, teaching evaluations (if available), a statement of philosophy of education, and 3 letters of recommendation. Submit application materials online at www.bloomu.edu/jobs Applications to this temporary pool will be accepted through April 30, 2024 (to reflect three-year life cycle of pool). Questions may be directed to Search & Screen Committee Chair, Dr. Neil Strine, hstrin2@bloomu.edu
Finalist(s) for these positions must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process and/or teaching demonstration as judged by the department faculty. Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time department faculty.
Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and criminal background.
Completing this search is contingent upon enrollment and available funding.
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