Assistant Teaching Professor Political Science

Ball State University
  • Location
    Muncie, Indiana
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Aug 27

Position description

Ball State University's Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time contract faculty position in Legal Studies available August 2022. 

Primary responsibilities will include contributing to the teaching and administration of the department's nationally-ranked Legal Studies program. This growing program currently serves over 125 majors and prides itself in being an American Bar Association approved program. Legal Studies majors take courses in a variety of legal practice areas, including family law, civil and criminal litigation, alternative dispute resolution, constitutional law, criminal law, administrative law, and business law. Students learn legal theories and practical skills that give them a strong foundation for success in a variety of legal careers. The program also served as an excellent foundation for students considering law school.

Inclusive Excellence Statement

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.


Minimum Qualifications

All requirements for Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school completed by date of appointment.

Authorization to work in the US
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

A. Experience: Teaching at the college level. 
B. Experience: Teaching undergraduate and/or law school courses on various legal topics. 
C. Experience: directing/managing university academic program.

Pre-Employment Screening
Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

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