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How to Apply

Applicants should send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and syllabi from relevant college courses. Materials should include names and contact information for three references. Materials should be sent by postal mail to Peggy Kahn, Chair, Department of Political Science, 220 French Hall, University of Michigan-Flint, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48502-1950 or electronically to pegkahn@umflint.edu Review of applications will begin immediately.

Job Summary

Political Science, POL 120 Introduction to U.S. National Government and Politics (POL 120) and Civil Liberties and the Constitution (POL 329)

The Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan-Flint seeks to hire a Lecturer 1 to teach one section of POL 120, Introduction to American National Government and Politics, in Fall 2017 and one section of POL 329, Civil Liberties and the Constitution, in Winter 2018. Both courses will be offered at nearby Swartz Creek High School to select high school students for university credit. 

Required Qualifications*

  • Applicants must at minimum have a Master’s Degree in Political Science.
  • Successful candidates will also have documented experience teaching introduction to U.S. politics at university level.

Desired Qualifications*

Applicants with ABD status or PhDs in Political Science are encouraged to apply.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of ten calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.