Department: IU Kokomo Soc, Hist & Political Science
The Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy at Indiana University Kokomo invites applications for a visiting lecturer in Political Science beginning August 1, 2021 and for the 2021-22 academic year.
The course load will be four classes per semester. Typically, this will break down as two sections of Intro to American Politics, one of a three-course sequence (Intro to Comparative Politics, International Relations, or Political Theory), and an upper-level class. Preference will be for the ability to offer upper-level courses on topics of United States politics such as: political institutions; campaigns and elections; civic engagement; race, ethnicity, and politics; gender and politics; public policy; and law and courts. Willingness to teach some classes online and experience doing so are also desirable. The deadline for full consideration is February 1, 2021, but applications will be taken until the position is filled.
One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo is a comprehensive, non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city of a population of about 50,000. Committed to student success, the campus serves approximately 3,100. IU Kokomo has approximately 260 full-time faculty and staff. Baccalaureate and master's degrees are offered. Additional information about Indiana University Kokomo can be accessed at http://www.iuk.edu. Persons with disabilities who need assistance to participate in this application process should contact the Office of Affirmative Action at 765-455-9316.
Indiana University Kokomo seeks faculty skilled at working with members of diverse cultures and committed to preparing students to be engaged members of an increasingly diverse society.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX.
Candidates must hold at minimum a master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Political Science; however, a Ph.D. is preferred. An appropriate level of university, professional, and community service is required, such as committee work, assessment of the major, and engagement in campus initiatives to increase retention and enrollment.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Andrew McFarland, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, Chair, Department of History, Philosophy, and Political Science, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, email@example.com.
OAA #: KO0920
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 10280
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.