Academic Staff - Visiting Lecturer in American Politics (Public May Apply)

Code: 13042 Posted: 04/17/2017


The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is seeking a Visiting Lecturer in American Politics to teach 10 courses and coordinate instructional resources starting in the Fall semester 2017 through Spring semester 2018. This is a one (1) year position only.





  • A Masters in political science, or closely related field
  • Expertise in American politics, research methods, and state/local politics
  • Candidates should have evidence of teaching success, and previous experience interacting with a diverse and multicultural population.




  • Teaching experience strongly recommended 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interest in teaching a diverse student population




100% Teach 10 Courses



  • Expected to teach 10 courses 
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Candidates should have expertise in American politics, research methods, and state/local politics. 
  • Candidates should have evidence of teaching success, and previous experience interacting with a diverse and multicultural population.
  • Must be able to teach 10 face-to-face classes per year




UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University's primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at










Applications received by 11:59 pm, May 15, 2016, for full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.


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  • A full curriculum vitae
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Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

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A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at 262-595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Contact Name: Paul Aceto

Contact Phone: 262-595-2177

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