Position Title: Assistant Professor/Three Year Term
Department: Political Science
Term of Assignment: Three Year Term
Term End Date, If Applicable:
FLSA Status: Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Travel: No travel
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: This position requires teaching 12 credit hours per semester and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and academic advising. This is a campus based position. It covers teaching and service responsibilities appropriate for the rank of Assistant Professor.
Required Education: Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Political Science
Required Specialized Training/Certifications: Ancient, Medieval and modern political theory, American political theory and related fields
Required Minimum Work Experience: Earned Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Required minimum work experience appropriate for an assistant professor which includes some academic and teaching experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Ability to teach modern political theory, ancient political theory, American political theory and related areas.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and time management skills
Commitment to undergraduate education and demonstrated excellence in teaching
Excellent problem-solving skills
Ability to work well with an instructional team, including but not limited to fellow instructors and assistants
Ability to develop and deliver curriculum
Ability to meet the demands of the position in a timely manner
Ability to assess student learning outcomes
Ability to manage time
Commitment to undergraduate education and demonstration of excellence in teaching undergraduate students
Conveying oral and written information in understandable
ways and communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
Working effectively with others in productive ways.
Managing one's own time and that of others.
The ability to teach various levels of students.
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