Lecturer - American Politics

The University of Central Florida

Lecturer:  American Politics

Job posting: http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/48024

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a Lecturer position at its West Orlando Campus in the field of American Politics, with an anticipated start date of August 2017. This is a permanent, recurring non-tenure earning position with a promotion path and a primary assignment in teaching. Preferred subfields in American politics include institutions, especially Congress and judicial politics, as well as courses in undergraduate research methods and political theory. It is expected that some courses will be taught online, and some courses may be offered on one of UCF’s other campus locations, including the main campus in Orlando. Ph.D. in Political Science or related field from an accredited institution by the time of appointment required. 

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a research-intensive university with a diverse enrollment in excess of 63,000 students. Information about UCF may be found at www.ucf.edu. The Political Science department has approximately 1,200 undergraduates in the Political Science and International & Global Studies majors combined, as well as several minors. The department also offers an M.A. in Political Science and a Ph.D. in Security Studies. The Kurdish Political Studies Program, the India Center, the Prince Mohammed Program for Strategic Research and Studies, and the Lou Frey Institute of Politics & Government, as well as the Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence are all housed in the Political Science department. We value the perspectives and contributions of a diverse student and faculty body.

Interested applicants must apply using the UCF online application system at https://www.jobswithucf.com by January 26, 2017. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, syllabi of any courses taught as instructor of record, student evaluations (where available), a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. All materials other than reference letters must be uploaded to the online submission system. Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date. Reference letters can be emailed to Politics@ucf.edu, or mailed to: Attn: Dr. Aubrey Jewett, Lecturer Search Committee Chair, 4297 Andromeda Loop N., Howard Phillips Hall 302, Orlando, FL 32816. All materials must be postmarked no later than January 26, 2017. Questions can be addressed to the Lecturer Search Committee Chair, at the mailing address or email address listed above.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.