Salem State University

Adjunct Faculty (DAY), POLITICAL SCIENCE, AY 2017 - 2018

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 9 months ago(6/5/2017 12:17 PM)
Job Category
Contracted Faculty
Department : Name
Political Science
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Competitive and commensurate with education and experience, as outlined by the MSCA faculty contract

General Statement of Duties

Salem State University is seeking adjunct professors with interest and experience teaching Political Science primarily during the Spring 2018 semester. Two or more adjunct professors will be hired to cover 1-3 of the following five courses depending on teaching areas of expertise: Introduction to Political Science, Introduction to Political Theory, Introduction to Feminist Theory, Chinese Politics, and Latin American Politics. One of those adjuncts hired may also be asked to cover an ONLINE section of Introduction to Political Science in the Fall 2017 semester.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties will also include advising students and curriculum/program development. Work collaboratively with faculty, in a school with future-directed leadership and a collective focus on academic excellence, success of our students and faculty development.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Teaching experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and collegiality
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, supervision, and advising
  • Strength and potential for excellence and leadership in community engagement and university services

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Political Science or related field
  • College-level teaching experience at the undergraduate level
  • Experience teaching a multicultural population

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and transcripts
  • Adjunct positions are temporary for one semester only, with a possibility for re-hire. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Adjunct positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship
  • Pre-Employment Background check will be conducted for all selected applicants
  • Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed

EEO Statement:

Salem State University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.





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