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Temporary Lecturer - Political Science
University of Idaho

  • Mar. 29, 2018
  • Temporary Lecturer - Political Science
  • Politics and Philosophy
  • University of Idaho
    Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Political Science - General
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University of Idaho

Temporary Lecturer - Political Science

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $48,000-$51,000, depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Department of Politics and Philosophy at the University of Idaho ( invites applications for a full time Temporary Instructor in American Government and Politics primarily, however, closely related fields will also be considered. The appointment is expected to begin mid-August 2018; the term of employment is the 2018-19 academic year. The primary duty is undergraduate teaching, and there may be graduate teaching as well. The teaching load will be four courses each semester. Salary is competitive and contingent on rank and experience.

The Department may be recruiting for a tenure-track position in the Fall of 2018 for a permanent position starting in the Fall of 2019. Accepting this position would not preclude someone from applying for the permanent position.

The University of Idaho is committed to both academic excellence and diversity in faculty, staff, and student body. Women, minorities, and members of other groups traditionally under-represented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Political Science or closely related discipline. ABD will be considered if degree requirements are completed by August 10, 2018.

Broadly trained Americanist, preferably with strong methods skills.

Ability to teach Introduction to American Government as well as courses on American political institutions (Presidency and/or Congress), American political behavior, and research methods.

Preferred Qualifications:

Substantive research agenda in public opinion or voting behavior (candidates with a different research focus will be given full consideration).

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000671P

Posting Date: 03/27/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

For first consideration, applicants must submit the following to by April 27, 2018: (1) Resume/CV (2) Cover Letter/Letter of Application (3) List of References and (4) Research/Teaching Philosophy.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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