Position Title Assistant Teaching Professor of Political Science
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
Inclusive Excellence Statement
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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
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Appointment Type Non-Tenure-track/Contract
Length of Appointment FT Academic Year
Non-tenure track faculty member to teach Political Science courses with a
specialty in public and/or nonprofit administration.
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.
A. Experience: Teaching at the college level.
B. Experience: Teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses in public and/or
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.
Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background
check and education verification.
Position Title(s) Supervised
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 Email or Phone Number firstname.lastname@example.org
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 (email@example.com)
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Teaching Philosophy Statement
Inclusive Excellence Statement