Instructor- Political Science and Geography

Missouri Western State University
  • Location
    St. Joseph, Missouri
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Nov 08

Position description

INSTRUCTOR- POLITICAL SCIENCE and GEOGRAPHY- (non-tenure track, one-year renewable) – The Department of Economics, Political Science, and Sociology is seeking applications from well-qualified candidates to teach 12 credit hours per semester beginning August 2019. This is a blended position with instructional responsibilities in both the disciplines of Political Science and Geography. We are seeking broadly trained applicants with areas of expertise that include some combination of American Politics, American or International Public Policy, International Relations; and Geographic/Spatial Relations.

The ideal candidate would support general education courses in American Government and Cultural World Geography while contributing to upper division course work in Political Science and Geography as dictated by program needs. An ability to teach research methods/design to undergraduates and an interest in supporting internships across disciplines is highly desirable. We are especially interested in encouraging applications from diverse and underrepresented populations and candidates who have an interest in advancing diversity initiatives on campus.


MA/MS in Political Science and graduate level coursework related to cultural geography.

PREFERRED: Terminal degree in either Political Science or Geography with graduate degree in the other field. Teaching experience and research in one of the areas of expertise listed above.

Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided.

Application instructions

Qualified applicants must submit a letter of application, vita, unofficial transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness including teaching evaluations and sample syllabi, and contact information for 3 references to: [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. All application materials must be submitted by January 4, 2019. EOE

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