Instructor Pool - 2018/2019

Oregon State University
  • Location
    Corvallis, Oregon
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 10

Position description

The Political Science Department in the School of Public Policy invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full/part-time Instructor positions to teach on a term-by-term basis for the 2018-2019 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Director.

Instructors may be needed to teach courses on-campus or Ecampus courses in the following areas: undergraduate and graduate courses American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, and Methods.

This position will be appointed in the Political Science Program that is part of the School of Public Policy (SPP). The School is comprised of the Political Science, Sociology, and Economics programs, and is rapidly growing, both in faculty, mission, and regional prominence. In addition to providing separate and distinct undergraduate majors, the programs have collaborated in delivering a successful Master of Public Policy Program ( and PhD in Public Policy to graduate students interested in our concentration areas of environmental policy, energy policy, international policy, science and technology policy, social policy, rural policy, and crime, law and policy. Faculty and graduate students also collaborate with colleagues in such colleges as Agricultural Sciences, Education, Forestry, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, and Science. The SPP is uniquely positioned to integrate groundbreaking research into emerging policies, practices and understandings of the world that will impact and influence local, regional, national, and international policy decisions.

Position Duties

100% Instruction
Administer and teach undergraduate or graduate courses in any of the following areas: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, and Methods.

Hold regular office hours to assist students with coursework and answer questions regarding curriculum.


Minimum/Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Political Science.

Teaching experience at the college/university level.

Evident commitment to educational equity.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Application instructions

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