Assistant Teaching Professor of Political Science

Ball State University

United States

August 19, 2022

Description

Posting Details Position Title Assistant Teaching Professor of Political Science

Additional Information

Ball State University's Department of Political Science invites applications for a contract faculty position in public administration available August 2022. Primary responsibilities will be contributing to the teaching, governance, and community service of the department's growing Master of Public Administration program. The Department of Political Science serves over 250 undergraduate majors and some 45 graduate students, including 30 in the MPA program. Assigned time may be available to assist with projects in the Department's Bowen Center for Public Affairs, which is recognized statewide for its contributions to civic engagement, public policy research, and public management training.

Inclusive Excellence Statement

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Benefits and Community https: // www. bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/benefits- and-community/faculty Relocation https: // www. bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/working- at-ball-state/relocation Appointment Type Non-Tenure-track/Contract Length of Appointment FT Academic Year Description

Non-tenure track faculty member to teach Political Science courses with a specialty in public and/or nonprofit administration.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Doctorate in political science or public administration completed no later than August 19, 2022.

Authorization to work in the US Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. Preferred Qualifications

A. Experience: Teaching at the college level.

B. Experience: Teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in public and/or nonprofit administration.

C. Experience: Teaching undergraduate and/or graduate research methods.

D. Experience: Teaching undergraduate courses in state and local government, public policy, or American government.

E. Experience: Working with a university-based public policy center.

Required Certifications/Licensures Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification. Position Title(s) Supervised

N/A

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master's, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Department Political Science:700220 Department Information Department Email or Phone Number pols@bsu.edu

Posting Number 202100767F

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/19/2022 Position End Date 05/05/2023 Posting Date 08/09/2021 Applications Accepted Through Date 09/22/2021 Open Until Filled No Information regarding transcripts Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted. Special Instructions Summary

In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Brandon Waite, Chair (bcwaite@bsu.edu)

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy Statement
  • Inclusive Excellence Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • Teaching Evaluations
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