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Part-Time Lecturer Political Science

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Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. for other than practical training. The University will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. The position will remain open until on campus interviews have been scheduled.

Position Details

Position Details

About the Institution

Established in 1865, Indiana State University is a four-year public university that integrates teaching, research, and creative activity in an engaging, challenging, and supportive learning environment to prepare productive citizens of the world. Indiana State is dedicated to teaching and the creation of knowledge while maintaining its longstanding commitment to inclusiveness.

Located in Southwest Indiana, Indiana State University is conveniently located 10 minutes from I-70 making trips to Indianapolis, St. Louis, Chicago and Cincinnati easily accessible. Indiana State University sits in the central part of downtown Terre Haute making the commute to shopping, food, housing, arts, sports and entertainment within 15 minutes to campus.

Indiana State University has been listed by both Forbes and the Princeton Review as one of the top schools in the Midwest for the 5th and 13th year, respectively. U.S. News Best Colleges rankings describe Indiana State University as pedestrian friendly and beautifully landscaped, and has been recognized by Princeton Review as one the most environmentally responsible colleges. Indiana State University’s commitment to community engagement and public service sets it apart. Students are motivated to apply both knowledge and creativity with local surrounding communities and counties.

As a medium size public university, Indiana State University is known to have one of the most diverse student populations in the State of Indiana. With approximately 12,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students, our minority student population is nearly 25%. Indiana State University continues to grow in enrollment and is committed to student development, leadership, and success.

Comments to Applicants

Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. for other than practical training. The University will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. The position will remain open until on campus interviews have been scheduled.

Job Title Part-Time Lecturer Political Science
Department Political Science
Work Schedule

One course is MWF 10:00-10:50 AM
One course is TTH 9:30-10:45 AM
Office hours and other time preparing and reviewing course to be established.

Notice of Vacancy Number F17-00073
Desired Start Date 08/01/2017
Open Date 07/14/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Faculty - Adjunct/Lecturer
Job Type Faculty - Part Time
Pay Grade 100 - Part-Time Lecturer - less than 15 credit hour (FT)
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Benefits Associated with this Position

No Benefits

Job Summary/Basic Function

Teach two sections of PSCI 105 – Issues of Our Times.
Examination of selected controversial issues, emphasizing those of a multicultural nature (that is, related to such matters as race, ethnicity, religion, language, gender, age, and/or class) throughout the world, including the United States. This course is conducted in a democratic spirit, allowing all sides of issues to be aired and involving much oral participation by the students as well as structured written exercises while de-emphasizing lectures and tests.

Specific Responsibilities

Prepare syllabus, teach courses, submit grades and other duties associated with the courses.

Required Relevant Education & Experience

Master’s degree required.

Required Field(s) of Study
Preferred Relevant Education and Experience
Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Preferred Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
Required Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations
Preferred Other Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Qualifications & Disclaimer

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The information on this description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

NCAA Guidelines

All employees and staff of ISU are bound by all NCAA, Missouri Valley Conference and institutional rules and regulations pertaining to intercollegiate athletics and must conduct themselves in accordance therewith. For more complete information on the duties and obligations of ISU employees and staff in this regard, employees and staff should contact the Compliance Office in the ISU Athletic Department.

No ISU employee (whether paid or a volunteer) shall knowingly influence others to furnish the NCAA or an ISU investigator/compliance officer false or misleading information concerning an individual’s involvement in or knowledge of matters relevant to a possible violation of an NCAA regulation. Failure to abide by this term of employment shall constitute unethical conduct as defined by the NCAA and may result in immediate suspension and/or termination of the employment relationship with ISU.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/ Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Letters of Recommendation
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Undergraduate Transcript
  5. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a minimum education of a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No