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Political Science Instructor (One or More)
South Orange County Community College District


Date Posted Feb. 10, 2020
Title Political Science Instructor (One or More)
University South Orange County Community College District
South Orange County, CA, United States
Department Social Sciences (SC-058-053)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social Sciences - Political Science
 
 

Minimum Qualifications:
For this position, employees must have at least one of the following:
1. Master’s degree or higher in political science, government, or international relations from an accredited college or university; OR
2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the above from an accredited college or university, AND a Master’s degree or higher in economics, history, public administration, social science, sociology, any ethnic studies, JD, or LLB from an accredited college or university; OR
3. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
4. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above.

Experience Required:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of recent and successful experience teaching American Government and other Political Science courses at the post secondary level.
  • Knowledge and ability to offer and support multiple modes of instruction including in-person, hybrid, and online courses.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with students and staff; both orally and in-writing.
  • Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desired Qualifications:
Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:

  • An earned Ph.D. in Political Science from an accredited college or university.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in developing a comprehensive Political Science curriculum.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate co-curricular and extra-curricular activities related to political science at the community college level.
  • Experience creating and delivering various modes of instruction including but not limited to in-person, hybrid, and online.
  • Possess understanding of different instructional modalities to match different student learning styles.
  • Experience creating and delivering various modes of instruction including but not limited to in-person, hybrid, and online.
  • Possess understanding of different instructional modalities to match different student learning styles.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Political Science Department at Saddleback College seeks a dynamic professor who desires to create an interactive classroom environment, and support the growth of the department. The candidate’s primary assignments may include teaching online, hybrid, or night courses, including but not limited to American Government, Comparative Politics, and International Relations. Additionally, the candidate will be encouraged to take on leadership roles within the department, and support curriculum changes and modifications.


 
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