Ball State University Assistant Teaching Professor of Political Science in Muncie, Indiana

ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCEBOOKMARK THIS POSTING - PRINT PREVIEW - APPLY FOR THIS JOBPLEASE SEE SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MORE DETAILS.Required Documents: * Cover Letter * CV * Other upload a professional writing sample Under Optional Documents: * Doctorate Transcripts upload law school transcripts * Teaching Statement/Portfolio - upload statement of teaching philosophy Original, official transcripts showing degree conferred will be required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hirePOSTING DETAILSPosition Information POSITION TITLE Assistant Teaching Professor of Political Science ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Now entering its forty-first year, the Legal Studies Program at Ball State University offers a nationally ranked, American Bar Association approved bachelor s degree. Our program serves a diverse group of students of over 170 majors, 31% of whom self-identify as minorities. Students engage in a rigorous cohort-based classroom curriculum along with immersive and hands-on experiences, such as the Access to Justice Project. Upon completion of their degrees, our students find success, as 97% of the graduates in the past four years have either entered law school or served in the legal profession. BENEFITS AND COMMUNITY APPOINTMENT TYPE Non-Tenure-track/Contract LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT FT Academic Year DESCRIPTION Contract faculty member to teach legal studies courses and provide designated service to the Legal Studies Program and the Department of Political Science. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS All requirements for Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school completed by date of appointment. Admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana, or will be admitted by date of appointment. AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE US Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Prior teaching experience and practical experience conducting legal research and drafting law related documents strongly preferred. Experience with running a law practice, legal technology, law review, and mock trial. REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES License to practice law in the State of Indiana by date of appointment. PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification. POSITIONS SUPERVISED None. EEO STATEMENT Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled. ABOUT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders committed to improving the quality of life for all. DEPARTMENT Political Science:700220 DEPARTMENT INFORMATION The Political Science Department is comprised of 15 regular faculty and 2 full-time contract faculty. In addition to the Administrative Coordinator we have a Department Secretary and student assistants.Posting Detail Information POSTING NU