The Department of Political Science at Clemson University invites applications for three non-tenure track positions as a lecturer to begin in August 2021. Specialization within American politics is open. The successful candidate will be expected to teach multiple sections of Introduction to American Government or Introduction to Political Theory, and will share the Department’s commitment to quality undergraduate teaching. Responsibilities include teaching seven combined sections across the Fall and Spring semesters. The successful candidate may have the opportunity to teach upper-level courses within their area of specialization.
Each of these positions are eligible for renewal, subject to annual reappointment review and continued funding and the needs of the department. Lecturers with sustained teaching excellence over multiple years may be eligible for promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer. A Ph.D. in Political Science by the time of employment is preferred, though ABDs will be considered. Salary is competitive.
The Department of Political Science at Clemson University offers the BA and BS in Political Science, the Master of Public Administration, and the Ph.D. in Policy Studies. At present, we have roughly 350 undergraduate majors, 130 MPA students, and 15 Ph.D. students. The department has 16 full time faculty and 3 full-time staff.
Clemson University is a land-grant institution located along the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The area is valued by many for its wonderful outdoor recreation opportunities, great weather, low cost of living, and friendly people.
Applicants should submit: 1) Curriculum Vitae; 2) Cover Letter; 3) Three Letters of Recommendation; 4) Teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/85794 .
Applications received by May 1, 2021, will receive full consideration, and review will continue until the position is filled. For inquiries, please contact Department Chair Dr. Jeff Peake at email@example.com .