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Named after Texas' legendary hero, General Sam Houston, the
university boasts a rich historical legacy that resonates with the
spirit of Texas, which provides a balance between a peaceful,
natural setting and proximity to urban amenities. With a student
population of over 21,000, SHSU offers a vibrant and dynamic
community. SHSU has a small town feel with large scale
opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas and
just an hour drive north of Houston, Huntsville provides area
residents with a sense of community and belonging.
SHSU offers compelling options for individuals seeking a fulfilling
and impactful career including a superior benefit package
salaries and a flexible work environment fostering work/life
balance. SHSU offers programs that support a healthy work-life
balance, contributing to employee well-being and job satisfaction,
as well as, professional development opportunities with our
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the
provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes
the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Political Science (AY2023-2024) – up to 3
positions to be filled
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Part-Time Non-Tenure Track
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Dept of Political Science
Refer Applicants To
Dr. Jason Enia
Professor and Chair
Department of Political Science
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2149
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
he Department of Political Science seeks a qualified
instructor to teach “American Politics” and “The U.S. Congress” in
our online MA in Political Science program during the 2023-2024
academic year. We could have additional opportunities in American
Government, Texas Government, Quantitative Methods, and other
upper-division undergraduate courses in American politics.
Undergraduate courses could be taught online or face-to-face at the
main Sam Houston State University campus in Huntsville, TX.
Educational Requirements for the Position
Ph.D. in political science preferred; will consider candidates that
are ABD in a relevant Ph.D. program and/or candidates that have a
master’s degree in political science
Experience Required for the Position
Teaching experience, especially online-teaching experience, is
Other Requirements for the Position
Special Instructions Summary
Please direct your questions regarding this position to Dr. Jason
Open Until Filled
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free
Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status,
citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran
status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender
identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at
will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional
terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require
background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.
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- Cover Letter
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