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Lecturer - Political Science
University of North Texas

Date Posted Jun. 2, 2020
Title Lecturer - Political Science
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Political Science-122400
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Political Science - General

UNT System Overview
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title Lecturer
Department UNT-Political Science-122400
College/School College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Job Location Denton
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Salary Information
Department Summary
The Department of Political Science at UNT is a highly productive department with 27 faculty members who are committed to excellence in both teaching and research. It offers BA, MA/MS, and PhD degrees. Faculty in the department have previously edited the American Political Science Review, International Studies Quarterly, and Journal of Political Science Education, and is the current home of Religion and Politics. The department also houses the Castleberry Peace Institute, the Peace Studies Program, and the Latina/o Mexican-American Studies Program. The Department’s web site is:

UNT is a Tier One research institution located in the City of Denton within the metropolitan area of Dallas-Fort Worth, a dynamic, multi-cultural region of more than seven million people. The University of North Texas serves a diverse population exceeding 39,000 students, of which forty-one percent are first generation college students. With faculty from some 70 countries, we seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. The University of North Texas is committed to advancing educational excellence and preparing students to become thoughtful, engaged citizens of the world.

Position Summary
The Department of Political Science at the University of North Texas invites applications for a Lecturer position for academic year 2020-21. We seek applications from candidates with excellent teaching skills and a strong commitment to diversity to teach our American government courses in person and online. The lecturer will also contribute to dual credit offerings, teach other courses on American institutions as required by the department, and provide service to the department, college, and university. The teaching load is four/four.

Minimum Qualifications
All candidates must meet the following criteria: 1) have a Ph.D. in hand by fall 2020; 2) have experience teaching college-level political science classes; and 3) have a strong interest in working with students.

Preferred Qualifications
Required License / Registration / Certification
Physical Requirements Talk or Hear
Area of Specialty
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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