Lecturer, Political Science

Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 15, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Political Science Department at Seattle University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Lecturer position for AY 2021-2022 starting September 2021 in Political Science with a primary focus on Political Theory and a secondary focus on Public Law.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching introductory courses in Political Theory; upper-division courses in Political Theory and Law, such as American Political Thought, Constitutional Law, Contemporary Political Thought, Modern Political Thought, as well as courses in the University Core for non-Political Science majors; and provide limited service, such as attending departmental meetings/events and advising students.  We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in critical race theory, feminist theory, queer theory, and/or other marginalized groups.

Requirements: Candidates with a Ph.D. in Political Science or related field are preferred, but advanced ABDs will be considered. Evidence of teaching excellence is required.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals who will further enrich the diversity of our educational community.

Applicants should submit applications online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers, including curriculum vitae, a writing sample, evidence of successful teaching, and three reference letters. Review of applications will begin July 15, 2020. Open until filled.  For additional information, contact Yitan Li, Chair, Political Science Department, at liy@seattleu.edu.