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Political Science Adjunct Faculty Pool - AY 2017-18 Open Pool

Position Announcement

Position Details

Proposed Start Date 09/16/2017
Working Title Political Science Adjunct Faculty Pool - AY 2017-18 Open Pool
Department 221900 - POL Political Science
Position Number D97741
Representation AP - AFT, Local 3571

Position Summary

Brief Description of PSU/School/Dept

The Department of Political Science offers a bachelors degree with optional specializations in public service, law & legal studies, and international development; and a graduate degree in subfields such as American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Political Theory.

Position Summary

Teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in Political Science

Minimum Qualifications

Graduate degree in the subject (Masters or equivalent) and 3 years of professional experience, or current Ph.D. candidate in Political Science, Public Affairs & Policy, or Public Policy.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate degree

Key Cultural Competencies

• Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages and celebrates differences.
• Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.
• Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement
• Adheres to all PSU’s policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.

Environmental Stewardship
Required Professional Standards of Conduct

At Portland State University, all employees are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner which maintains a safe, respectful, and productive environment for faculty, students, administrators, and staff. It is the responsibility of every member of the Portland State University community to conduct themselves in accordance with our PSU Professional Standards of Conduct which are available at

Compensation Minimum rate: $928 per credit hour. Compensation dependent upon qualifications and experience

Application Instructions

Additional Information
Does this position require the employee to drive a motor vehicle? No
Background Check Required Yes

Search Details

Posting Close Date
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents