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Political Science Adjuncts

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This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process. Per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, the Campus Security Report can be found at: http://www.uncp.edu/about-uncp/administration/departments/title-ix-clery-compliance/annual-security-reports UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Position Details

Position Information

Division Academic Affairs
Department Political Science & Public Admin
Vacancy Type Part-Time Temporary
Min T/E Requirements

Applicants must have a Ph.D in Political Science or Public Administration or a Master’s Degree in Political Science or a related field that includes a minimum of 18 hours of graduate work in History. All degrees must come from accredited institutions. Strong consideration will be afforded to candidates who exhibit a demonstrated record of professional experience and success in undergraduate teaching. For positions that may include online teaching, candidates are expected to demonstrate an ability to successfully structure and implement a distance-education based course.

FTE .5
Salary Range Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.
Hiring Range Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.
Number of vacancies 2
Position # ADJA01
FLSA Status Exempt
Months per year 4
Work Schedule =e.g. 8-500 20 hours/week, flexible schedule
Work Schedule Type Monday - Friday
Primary Purpose of Organization Unit
Primary Purpose of Position

Instruction of Political Science and Public Administration

Job Description

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration has need for part-time or adjunct faculty to teach courses in the following subject areas: Introduction to Political Science, Introduction to American Politics, North Carolina Politics
We invite applications to be submitted for potential openings.
These positions are especially suited for potential faculty who possess terminal degrees in Political Science or have a minimum of 18 hours of approved graduate course work in relevant fields of Political Science. Excellence in teaching and learning conducted within a rigorous and stimulating environment is an important core value of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The Political Science and Public Administration Department has a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and part-time faculty are expected to exhibit and maintain campus and department standards.
Work Location: Main campus of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke or online
UNC Pembroke, part of the University of North Carolina system, is among the most diverse universities in the South and has a student population of 6200 in various graduate, undergraduate, and professional programs. Originally founded in 1887 to educate Native-Americans, UNC Pembroke has grown rapidly in recent years. Southeastern North Carolina offers close proximity to major cities and nearby beaches, and an affordable cost of living. The Political Science and Public Administration Department has a strong record of teaching, publication, and service, and additional information about the university (uncp.edu) and department are available online.

Management Preference

Prior experience teaching in higher education.

Lic or Certification required by statute or regulation

Posting Information

Job Opening Date 12/01/2015
Job Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Category Faculty
Posting Number NP00055
Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.uncp.edu/postings/2019
Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

Per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, the Campus Security Report can be found at:
http://www.uncp.edu/about-uncp/administration/departments/title-ix-clery-compliance/annual-security-reports

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. C V/Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3
  5. Other Document 4

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