LECTURER OF AMERICAN POLITICS
The Department of Politics, Philosophy, and Law at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in the field of American Politics. Primary responsibilities include teaching introductory and advanced courses in American politics. The successful applicant may teach courses such as American Politics, The Presidency, Political Parties & Interest Groups, Campaigns & Elections, and Voting Behavior & Political Participation. A sub-specialty in Public Policy and Ethics is also highly desirable, as our recently merged department (Philosophy and Political Science) is seeking to create a joint concentration in Applied Ethics and Public Policy. This is not a tenure track position and is for the 2013-2014 academic year.
PhD in Political Science from an accredited university. ABD will also be considered. Area of specialization and desired teaching experience in American Politics. Prior teaching experience required. While teaching experience as a T.A. is acceptable, preference will be given to applicants who have had complete and sole responsibility for course instruction, evaluation, and grading.
Previous experience in higher education and teaching American Politics courses, particularly at the introductory level. Previous experience or commitment to working with a diverse (including non-traditional aged students, first generation college students) and multicultural population. Interest in and a willingness to make one's academic expertise available to the communities that we serve.
Sub-specialty in Public Policy and Ethics
Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of syllabi from courses taught, unofficial graduate transcripts (official required before hire), three current letters of recommendation. Applications received by May 24, 2013 are ensured full consideration; position is open until filled.
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Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
The University: The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to academic excellence, access, diversity, community engagement, and student success. It currently enrolls approximately 5,100 students, many of whom are first generation and nontraditional students, and is the most ethnically diverse campus in the UW System. Located in northern Kenosha County in the Chicago-Milwaukee urban corridor, much of the University’s 700 acre campus has been preserved in its natural wooded and prairie state. UW-Parkside benefits from the ethnic and racial diversity of the communities it serves in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties, and strives to create a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer
People of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply