Adjunct Instructors of Political Science

George Fox University seeks adjunct instructors for the following Political Science courses for Spring Semester 2017 (begins January 9, 2017):

PSCI 240 State and Local Government

  • (catalog) The origins, evolution, structure, and present functions of state, county, and city government, with particular reference to Oregon. Special attention is given to the rising problems of urban government and regional planning.
  • Meets Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00-9:50 a.m. 1/9-4/28
  • Instructor will be expected to meet class regularly, manage and give feedback on assignments, be available for communication with students, and work professionally and collegially with students and faculty.

Qualifications

  • A master’s degree in politics, government, or public administration is required; Ph.D. is preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential. Experience teaching at the college level is preferred.

PSCI 150 Introduction to Politics

  • (catalog) An introduction to the study of the use of political processes to decide public policy and the distribution of resources within and among communities and nations. Systems of government, and individual behaviors and informal political processes within those systems, will be examined using examples from various parts of the world throughout history. In the process, students will begin to explore the major questions of political philosophy, civic leadership, and Christian public ethics.
  • Meets Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00-3:50 p.m. 1/9-4/28
  • Instructor must be able to effectively introduce students enrolled in this general education course to the four main fields of political science—political theory, American politics, comparative government, and international relations.
  • Instructor will be expected to meet class regularly, manage and give feedback on assignments, be available for communication with students, and work professionally and collegially with students and faculty

Qualifications

  • A master’s degree in politics or government is required; Ph.D. is preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential. Experience teaching at the college level is preferred.

PSCI 260 Introduction to Law

  • (catalog) A general study of the role of law and the legal profession in American life, and a survey of the major topics addressed by the law. Attention also is given to the values promoted by our legal system and the Christian's interaction with it.
  • Meets Tuesday and Thursday 1:25-2:40 p.m. 1/9-4/28
  • Instructor will be expected to meet class regularly, manage and give feedback on assignments, be available for communication with students, and work professionally and collegially with students and faculty

Qualifications

  • A master’s degree in politics or government or a J.D. is required; Ph.D. is preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential. Experience teaching at the college level is preferred.

Application Procedures

Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a complete faculty application to Ms. Lynn Scott, College of Arts and Sciences, George Fox University, 414 N. Meridian Street, , Newberg, OR 97132 or via email to lscott@georgefox.edu.   Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.  

George Fox University seeks to become a more racially and ethnically diverse community. We believe this goal is in keeping with our mission as a Christ-centered community, and so we especially encourage women and candidates in underrepresented groups to apply.