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Part-time Lecturer of Political Science

The Behavioral & Social Sciences Department at Housatonic Community College is seeking part-time lecturers to teach Political Science.

Anticipated Starting Date:  Early June (Summer semester) and late August (Fall semester)

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Political Science.

Preferred Qualifications:  Related teaching experience along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrate knowledge of the current methods and practices for teaching college-level courses. Qualifications may also include community college experience, knowledge of assessment techniques, computer literacy/technological innovation in teaching, and the use of Blackboard class management system.

Additional qualifications may be requested, as relevant to the academic department.

Job Duties: Under the supervision of the program coordinator, the Adjunct Instructor must demonstrate the ability to respond to and work with diverse and varied student populations; support the mission of Housatonic Community College; and meet all teaching expectations, as outlined by the program coordinator.

Adjunct Instructors are able to teach at various times, including part-time day and evening, weekdays, Saturday, and Sunday. Please indicate in your hiring documents your general availability.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated must put in writing precisely how their experience has prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.

Salary: $1,546 per contact/credit hour ($4,638 for a 3-credit course)

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check.

Housatonic Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Theresa Eisenbach, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
900 Lafayette Boulevard
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Telephone: (203) 332-5013

HCC is a member of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.  Protected group members are encouraged to apply

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