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University of Colorado Instructor - Political Science in Colorado Springs, Colorado

The Department of Political Science at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs seeks candidates for a half-time instructor position beginning Fall 2019. This is an academic year (9 month), renewable, non-tenure-track position. Candidates must have at a minimum a Master’s degree in Political Science or a related discipline. The successful candidate will teach sections of the department’s introductory course on American politics, the American Political System, and upper-division courses in Comparative Government. The department has particular needs in European Politics. The typical course load for a half-time instructor is four courses total taught during the fall and spring terms. Salary is $22,875.

Applicants must submit:

  • letter of application

  • curriculum vita

  • unofficial transcripts

  • evidence of teaching experience and success

Questions may be directed to Joe Postell

Applications received by May 28, 2019 will receive full consideration.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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Minimum qualification

Master’s degree in Political Science or a related discipline

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus

Title: Instructor - Political Science

Location: Colorado Springs

Requisition ID: 16352