The Department of Political Science in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota occasionally needs teaching specialists to teach courses that cannot be staffed by regular faculty or graduate student instructors. These positions are temporary and part-time. This search will establish a "pool" of instructors for Academic Year 2017/18. Applicants will be selected from this pool on an as-needed basis throughout the academic year.
Teaching Specialists will be expected to teach undergraduate students in assigned course(s), hold office hours to assist and advise students, respond to student and department inquiries, and submit grades and student evaluations.
Master's degree in Political Science or closely related field with at least two years of teaching experience in a college or university.
Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of and/or experience in the University of Minnesota teaching methodology. Must be capable of delivering high-quality instruction to a diverse student body. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Three or more years of teaching experience in a college or university.
Internal Number: 318047
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