Term Instructor in Political Science

New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Title Term Instructor in Political Science Rank Instructor Classification Title Term Position Summary

Term Instructor in Political Science and PreLaw. The Department of History & Political Science offers a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Prelaw and Liberal Arts, and an M.A. graduate program with a concentration in Political & Governmental Processes. The Department invites applicants passionate about teaching, research, and service to fill a termeposition for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022. The start date is August 11, 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities

The instructor will be primarily responsible for teaching two Political Science courses, and two PreLaw courses in Fall 2021 and Spring 2022. The Faculty contractual duties include, but are not limited to developing and supervising interns and field experiences in the judicial field; developing classroom simulations such as Moot Court & Mock Trials; directing student research, field projects, professional papers, and theses; demonstrating proficiency in various modes of distance education; advising discipline majors/minors, and performing other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Political Science or J.D. or advanced ABD statuts.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful candidate must have experience in teaching, which includes teaching law-related courses; experience in teaching legal reasoning, written and oral arguments, and formal logic.

Work Location Las Vegas, NM Campus
Posting Number F228P Posting Open Date 05/29/2020 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application will include: 1) Letter of interest describing teaching, research, and service, 2) University employment application, 3) Curriculum Vitae, 4) Official copies of advanced degree transcript, 5) Three letters of recommendation. For more information please contact Dr. Elaine Rodriquez, 505-454-3412 erodriquez@nmhu.edu. For disabled access or services, call (505) 454-3224. International applicants must be in legal status to work in the United States. NMHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. Evidence of Teaching and Research Excellence
  5. Letter(s) of Recommendation
Optional Documents
  1. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail

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