Adjunct, Political Science

Saint Joseph's University

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Position description

Saint Joseph’s University’s Department of Political Science has an ongoing need for highly qualified adjunctfaculty to staff a variety of courses each semester.

Presently, we have a specific need for faculty to teach within the field of American Politics, InternationalRelations/Global Politics, Comparative Politics, and Public Policy.
Part-time adjunct faculty may instruct 1 or 2 courses each semester on an “as needed” basis. Courses available for adjunct staffing are typically offered during the day and may include:

1. Intro to Global Politics
2. Intro to Comparative Politics
3. Politics of MENA
4. Topics in Public Policy

For further information about the Department, please visit our website at

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching of a specified course
Preparation of materials
Providing support and guidance to students
Grade reporting and assessment

Minimum Requirements

Master’s Degree in Political Science, International Relations, or a closely related field.
Previous teaching/training experience.

Preferred Qualifications

ABD or PhD in Political Science, International Relations, or closely related field.
Willingness to be flexible in class scheduling.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours

May require standing for long periods of time, talking for long periods of time and carrying course materials.

Union: None

Department: 213035 – Political Science

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