The Department of Political Science and Public Affairs at Western Carolina University is searching for a one-year 9 month instructor in Political Science. The successful candidate will contribute to the Political Science program by teaching eight courses per academic year, including sections of American Government and Politics, Global Issues, and Political Theory. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Political Science and will have experience teaching independent sections of American Government, Global Issues, and Political Theory. The position begins August, 2018 and the salary is competitive.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
PhD in Political Science
Experience teaching independent sections of American Government, Global Issues, and Political Theory
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications must be made on-line http://jobs.wcu.edu. Hard-copy application materials will not be considered. Applicants should submit vita, cover letter, unofficial transcripts and the names and contact information for three references. Please do not send individual reference letters at this stage. For more information about the department please visit our website at http://politicalscience.wcu.edu. For additional information please contact Christopher Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.