Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor - Political Methodology

Penn State
  • Location
    University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 03

Position description

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a non-tenure track position as Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor in Political Science to start Fall 2021. This is a one-year position, with possibility of renewal. We seek candidates in any subfield who are able to teach a broad range of in-residence and online upper-level undergraduate methodology classes, as well as courses on substantive topics that incorporate research and statistical analysis.  In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.


The position requires teaching six courses a year. Candidates should have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by the appointment date, although qualified applicants at the ABD level will also be considered.


Lecturers/Assistant Teaching Professors participate extensively in the intellectual life of the department, including opportunities to attend seminars and workshops, and present research. Salary is competitive and additional money is available for travel and research.  

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