Assistant Professor of Political Science
Michigan State University College of Social Science
United States

Ast Inst/Inst/Ast Prof Fixed Term in Political Science

Apply now Job no: 645905
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Political Science 10038676
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Union

Working/Functional Title

Ast Inst/Inst/Ast Prof Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Political Science invites outstanding candidates from political science to apply for an Assistant Professor/Assistant Instructor/Instructor - Fixed Term position. Responsibilities and duties include teaching one or more online undergraduate courses in political science. We seek candidates in particular, to offer introductory and upper-division courses in American politics, law and courts, comparative politics, international relations, and political theory. The position begins on May 16, 2020 and is on an AY appointment for Summer 2020 semester (ending August 15, 2020)

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The University actively encourages application and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Position is planned to recur every Summer Semester

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

MA or higher in Political Science

Previous online teaching experience in Political Science

Previous experience with Desire2Learn, Michigan State University's online learning management software

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter


Special Instructions

Interested applicants should apply via Michigan State University's Careers @ MSU page, located at

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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Apr 14, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: Apr 13, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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