Instructor of Political Science

Eastern Illinois University
  • Location
    Charleston, Illinois
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 24

Position description

We are seeking a colleague for a 9-month non-tenure track instructor position for the primary fields of Comparative Politics and Public Policy, in the Department of Political Science at Eastern Illinois University. This is a 1-year appointment with the opportunity for renewal.

Responsibilities: Our new colleague will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and mentor student research. Teaching responsibilities for Fall 2024 include 2 undergraduate courses, the Politics of Developing Nations and Introduction to International Relations, and 1 online Public Policy graduate seminar. Additional classes include Introduction to Politics, non-western comparative politics courses, and graduate comparative politics courses. We prefer candidates who can also teach environmental politics and policy, comparative public policy, or gender politics. The typical teaching load is 7 courses per year, along with student mentoring; workloads are determined by the collective bargaining agreement. The university requires and provides training for online teaching.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a doctorate or Ph.D. in Political Science, Public Affairs, Public Policy, or ABD status with evidence of substantial progress toward degree completion. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, with a dedication to mentoring, applied learning, diversity, and promoting inclusive excellence.

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