Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Full-Time Lecturer in Political Science
Department: CLA-Political Science (108400)
College/Division: CLA-College of Liberal Arts
Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
POLITICAL SCIENCE - Full-time lecturer in the Department of Political Science at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, to begin on September 7, 2017. One-year appointment with the possibility of an extension to a second year. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Duties and responsibilities include teaching 3-4 courses per quarter (45 units total) across the academic year in a combination of empirical methodology (Introduction to Political Science, Research Design, and Quantitative Methods) and some subset of upper division courses in either American Politics with an emphasis on elections/electoral behavior; Comparative Politics with an emphasis on political culture, the Middle East, or Asia; or Global Politics with an emphasis on international political economy. MA in Political Science and demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the university level required; ABD or PhD preferred.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
MA in Political Science and demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the university level required.
ABD or PhD preferred.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
May be required to complete a Supplemental Employment Application Questionnaire, which contains questions pertaining to conviction history, and submit it when requested by Cal Poly. This disclosure is confidential and will not necessarily preclude applicants from employment.
Review Begin Date: 05-08-2017
Requisition Number: 104414
To Apply: All applicants must apply online at: https://www.calpolyjobs.org.
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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