The Department of Political Science at the University of Montana invites applications for Adjunct Professor(s) and/or Adjunct Instructor(s) during any semester(s) from Fall 2014 through Summer 2017 for on-campus and/or on-line courses in one or more of the following areas: American Government, Constitutional Law, Civil Rights, Judicial Politics, Public Administration, International Relations, Comparative Government, and Nonprofit Administration. Primary responsibility will be to teach upper-division, lower-division, and/or graduate courses on campus or online.
Start dates will be Fall 2014 and thereafter. Salaries will vary depending on teaching responsibility.
Master's degree in a related field.
The department offers an undergraduate curriculum covering American, foreign, and international politics. A student may earn a bachelor degree in political science or in political science-history; a minor in political science; or a bachelor degree in political science with an emphasis in one of the four areas. A Masters of Arts degree in political science and a Master of Public Administration degree are also offered.
HOW TO APPLY
For full consideration, please submit application material online. Position is open until filled.
Complete applications must include:
A letter of interest addressing the required experience and qualification for position.
Detailed resume listing education and describing work experience
Names and contact information for three (3) professional references
Summaries of teaching evaluations
Official transcripts showing all college work and degree(s).
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment In accordance with University policy; finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans' or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References *References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing Individual hiring departments at UM-M may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility . All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).
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