Adjunct Faculty – American Government / Political Science
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
ALL CLASSES ARE IN PERSON
SUMMARY OF POSITION ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Florida’s newest state university is looking for exceptional
candidates to serve as Adjunct Professor for face-to-face,
part-time instruction in the following courses:
• Undergraduate - United States Government – POS 2041. An
United States government and politics, including their
political institutions and processes, and political actors.
political behavior, political issues, and public policy.
• This course meets specific criteria in compliance with Florida
regulations on Civic Literacy. It fulfills a state social science
education requirement and is one part of fulfilling students’ state
literacy requirement. Therefore, while instructor flexibility is
specific content and outcomes must be delivered.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge and skills relevant to face-to-face course
development and delivery.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Teaching experience preferred.
EXPECTED STARTING SALARY:
- Undergraduate Teaching: At least a master’s degree with 18
credit hours in teaching discipline from an accredited
- Graduate Teaching: Ph.D., DBA from an accredited
The salary will be commensurate
with field of teaching and years of teaching experience:
APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE:
- 1-5 years: $4000 per 3-credit course
- 6-10 years: $4500 per 3-credit course
- 10+ years: $5000 per 3-credit course
- Positions are open until filled (or recruitment cancelled).
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the positions are filled.
- Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. An
appointment is not final until proof is provided.
All Applicants are required to submit
the following in PDF format during the application process. (Please
combine documents into one file if possible)
- Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (Combine)
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- List of at least 3 professional references (names and contact
- Unofficial copy of the Ph.D./M.Sc. transcript
Florida Polytechnic University is an equal opportunity/equal access
institution. It is the policy of the Board of Trustees to provide
equal opportunity for employment and educational opportunities to
all (including applicants for employment, employees, applicants for
admission, students, and others affiliated with the University)
without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex,
religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status,
veteran status or genetic information. Employment is contingent
upon eligibility to work in the US. An appointment is not final
until proof is provided.
FLORIDA POLY BENEFITS INFORMATION
Florida Poly qualified employees have the opportunity to take
advantage of a variety of
(through the State of Florida) to help
meet their specific needs, as well as the needs of their family.
This comprehensive coverage includes flexible spending accounts,
medical and life insurance, and worker's compensation.
Health benefits are administered through
, on behalf of the State of Florida, as
pre-tax insurance plans. People First handles all new hire
enrollments, coverage changes, premium administration, and
dependent eligibility. Their Service Center is staffed Monday
through Friday, from 8 a.m.–6 p.m. EST, at 1-866-663-4735.
Florida Poly offers great options for retirement. From the required
selection of a state plan to additional voluntary retirement plans,
our employees have many opportunities to save and prepare for their
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SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING ATTACHMENTS:
Required attachments are listed on each posting. Please be
sure to attach all required documents in the Resume/CV field before
continuing through the application.
Once your application
has been submitted, no changes may be made and additional
attachments will not be considered.
An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during
the application process. For positions requiring a degree, the
official transcripts are required upon hire.
Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States
require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript
evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an
accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached
with the application and submitted by the application
All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of
the job announcements.
This position requires a background check, which may include
a level II screening as required by the Florida Statute