The School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies at the University of South Florida invites applications for a 9-month Assistant Professor of Instruction position in American Civics beginning on August 7, 2024. This instructional position is non-tenure stream but is eligible for annual reappointment and promotion to Associate Professor of Instruction and Professor of Instruction.
The incumbent will teach 8 undergraduate political science courses each year. Most semesters they will teach three sections of American National Government and a class in their area of expertise. This position is being established to support the state of Florida's Postsecondary Civics Literacy Requirement, which has increased demand for our introductory American National Government course. Summer teaching opportunities for additional compensation are likely to become available.
The salary is $55,000 per year. A review of applications will begin October 1, 2023.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):
We are looking for a colleague who wants a career as a political science teacher at the university level. The minimum requirement for this position is a Ph.D. in Political Science, or a juris doctorate, from an accredited institution. Applications from individuals who are ABD will be accepted, but the degree must be conferred by the appointment start date.
Preference will be given to applicants who have substantial experience teaching American government classes as instructor of record at the university level.
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