Adjunct Faculty (DAY), Political Science, 2022-2023

Salem State University
  • Location
    Salem, Massachusetts
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 03

Position description

Salem State University is seeking adjunct professors with interest and experience teaching POL 101: Introduction to Civic Enagement. The initial course in our Civic Engagement minor, this class introduces students to the history, key concepts and frameworks of civic engagement in a democracy. The course also invites students to explore university-community relationships and power structures and how individuals and groups create and sustain social change.  Instructors are invited to use both traditional and community engaged scholarship to enable students to critically examine a variety of social justice issues and the role of multiple stakeholders and research in addressing these problems. 

CIV 101 runs on Mondays from 9:00-11:00 AM.  If desired, the instructor may utilize previous CIV 101 syllabi and canvas courses.  

Salem State University values, celebrates and appreciates diversity in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We welcome you to come celebrate with us and become a member of our community. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Work collaboratively with faculty, in a school with future-directed leadership and a collective focus on academic excellence, success of our students and faculty development.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Teaching experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and collegiality
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, supervision, and advising
  • Strength and potential for excellence and leadership in community engagement and university services

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Appropriate terminal degree
  • College-level teaching experience, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Experience teaching a multicultural population

Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email [email protected].

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Salem State University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement.

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