Posted: Feb 19, 2021

Open Rank Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor - Public and International Affairs

North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC
Application Deadline: N/A
International Studies

The School of Public and International Affairs, in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at North Carolina State University, houses the Department of Public Administration, the Department of Political Science, the Master of International Studies Program, the Public Safety Leadership Initiative, and the Leadership in the Public Sector degree completion program (for more information, see

The Department of Political Science has approximately 500 majors and offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees. Majors may also graduate with concentrations in American Politics, International Politics, Law and Justice and Public Policy (for more information, see The Master of International Studies (MIS), a terminal professional degree program, prepares students for careers in government service, international institutions, and non-governmental organizations. An affiliate member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, the MIS programs joins distinguished universities around the world in providing global education for the 21st century, (for additional information, see

Essential Job Duties
  • The School of Public and International Affairs, Department of Political Science, is accepting applications for the position of Professional Faculty (part-time) to teach courses in American Politics and/or International Relations at the undergraduate level.
  • Professional Faculty is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities.
  • Selected individual will be hired as Teaching Assistant Professor or Lecturer depending on qualifications.

Other Responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience
  • Lecturer candidates will require a Minimum of a Master’s degree in Political Science or related discipline; or if still a student, must have completed 18 hours of graduate credit.
  • Teaching Assistant Professor candidates should hold or be on track to earn a PhD in Political Science or a related field before the start date of 8/16/2021.
  • Degrees must be received from accredited institutions.

Other Required Qualifications
  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching is expected.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Teaching experience in Political Science at the college level, and demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence.

Required License(s) or Certification(s)


Valid NC Driver's License required

Commercial Driver's License required
Job Open Date

Anticipated Close Date
Open Until Filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
  • In addition to your application please submit a CV, cover letter, and the contact information for at least three professional references. Please also provide a research writing sample uploaded as Other Document (1). As an option, a student and/or peer evaluations of teaching can be uploaded to Other Document (2).
  • The unit intends to hire for multiple vacancies from this posting.
Position Number

Position Type
Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week)
.225 - .675, depending on department need.

< 9 Months Recurring