Part-Time Faculty - international Relations (SSII)
Commensurate with Experience
Mondays through Thursdays in person from 12:00pm to 1:45 pm
Office hours required.
Unionized Position Code
The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse
University seeks a Part-time Instructor to teach PSC 124,
International Relations (3 credits), in person during Summer
Session II 2023 (July 3 – August 11). The course will meet Mondays
through Thursdays from 12:00pm to 1:45 pm.
This is considered a Summer Sessions course, administered through
the College of Professional Studies.
Course Description: PSC 124 is an introductory undergraduate course
which provides an overview of foreign policy, decision making,
comparative foreign policy, international transactions, and the
international system. Credit is given for PSC 124 or PSC 139, but
Minimum of ABD in Political Science with excellent teaching
experience of Political Science courses at the undergraduate level.
Strong class evaluations expected.
Job Specific Qualifications
- Teach PSC 124, International Relations, in person during Summer
Session II 2023.
- Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
- Ordering the appropriate books and materials in advance of the
class start date.
- Preparation of lectures, projects or other student
- Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
- Presenting instruction based on the competencies and
performance levels of the course.
- Meeting all designated class periods. If you are unable to meet
your class due to illness or emergency, you should exercise your
best effort to reschedule the class or obtain a substitute. You
must also notify the department chair of your absence and of your
plan to cover the class.
- Submitting final grades according to University
- Grading student assignments and exams in a timely manner.
- Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
curriculum vitae and cover letter.
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