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Visiting Assistant Professor

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department: 3670020230 Political Science

Job no: 514748

Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Worksite: On-site requirement

Categories: Education / Instructional, Social / Behavioral Sciences

Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Political Science Department at Kansas State University invites applications for a 9 month Visiting Assistant Professor position in Public Administration to begin Fall 2023. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach an undergraduate introductory course on Public Policy and an elective in the candidate's area of specialization. The candidate must also be prepared to teach graduate courses on the Strategic Management of Public and Nonprofit Organizations, Intergovernmental Relations, and Public Personnel Administration. The teaching load is 3-3.

This 9-month Visiting Assistant Professor position has a starting date of August 2023, with a competitive salary.

Why Join Us:

The Department of Political Science, which is part of the College of Arts and Sciences, has 15 faculty members who are active researchers and serve both undergraduate majors and graduate students in Public Administration and Security Studies.

Kansas State University is a Land Grant University, designated as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Intensive Institution, and has been ranked among the top state and private institutions of higher education in numbers of Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall scholars since 1986.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State's guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Public Administration, Political Science, or related field (or be ABD and have PhD completed by August 2023)

  • Documented evidence of teaching experience

  • A strong commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience of teaching relevant courses

    • Evidence of teaching excellence

      Other Requirements:

      • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

        How to Apply:

        Please submit the following documents in ONE pdf file:

      • Current CV

      • Research interests

      • Teaching Philosophy

      • Teaching evaluations and syllabi, if available

      • Names and contact information for three professional references

        Screening of Applications Begins:

        Immediately and continues until March 31.

        Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

        $55,000.00 - $60,000.00 dependent on degree.

        Equal Employment Opportunity:

        Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

        Background Screening Statement:

        In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

        Advertised: Mar 01, 2023 Central Standard Time

        Applications close: Open until filled

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