Job Details

University of the Incarnate Word
  • Position Number: 1599951
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Political Science

Instructor in Political Science (Part-Time)

UIW Mission
University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary
The Instructor in Political Science teaches introductory and lower-division courses in Political Science as needed. This is a part-time, non-tenure-track position.

Essential Functions
Instructors conduct lectures, lead classroom discussion, and other classroom activities. They are expected to construct essay assignments and examinations and other performance-based activities that provide evidence of learning by students in the course. Instructors work collaboratively with department faculty to ensure that standard curriculum outcomes are met. Instructors adhere to all UIW policies and procedures, including timely record-keeping of student activities, fair and equitable evaluation of student performance, and timely feedback to students regarding their performance in the course.

Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

Job Duties

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
-Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;

-Employees shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Southland Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education
Master of Arts degree in Political Science or in a related field with at least 18 post-graduate hours in Political Science.

Required Work Experience
One (1) year of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level, with documentation of student evaluations.

Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D. in Political Science and at least two years successful experience teaching at the undergraduate level, with documentation of student evaluations.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

Work Hours
Work hours are determined by the courses assigned.

Physical Demands

Posting Number: UN370PO
Job Type: Part Time
Job Category: Faculty
Desired Start Date: 08/26/2019
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Dean of CHASS
Salary: TBD
Open Date: 08/30/2019
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant
Please include the names and contact information for three professional references that can speak to your teaching abilities.

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