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ASSOCIATE-IN POSITION
POSC 101 SPRING QUARTER 2022


The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, is seeking a one-quarter temporary teaching position: Associate-In for the 2021/2022 academic year.


Qualifications


Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher degree and one-year teaching experience at the college level. The salary is $8118.51 per course for an Associate-In position. The filling of the position is subject to budgetary approval and enrollment in the course.

Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:

POSC 101 The U.S. Congress 4 Lecture, 3 hours; research, 1 hour; extra reading, 1 hour; term paper, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): upper-division standing or consent of instructor. Analyzes the politics of the contemporary U.S. Congress, with an emphasis on the historical roots of the institution. Topics include representation, elections, parties and leaders, committees, public policy, and the relationships between Congress and the other branches of government.

Position open to current UCR graduate students only. The successful candidate must have a master’s degree or equivalent training, and at least one year of teaching experience.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. The applicable deadline for student employees is the deadline for students.  For students starting or returning to campus after Fall 2021, the deadline is the first date of instruction for the term when they first enroll.

How to Apply


Send your CV, most recent three quarters of teaching evaluations, and a cover letter detailing graduate and undergraduate coursework, teaching experience and research that are relevant to this course, to:

Professor Jennifer Merolla, Chair of the Political Science Department
merolla@ucr.edu
Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

Review of applications will begin February 4, 2022
The position will remain open until filled.


ASSOCIATE-IN POSITION
POSC 117 SPRING QUARTER 2022


The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, is seeking a one-quarter temporary teaching position: Associate-In for the 2021/2022 academic year.


Qualifications


Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher degree and one-year teaching experience at the college level. The salary is $8118.51 per course for an Associate-In position. The filling of the position is subject to budgetary approval and enrollment in the course.

Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:

POSC 117 Contemporary Democratic Theory 4 Lecture, 3 hours; extra reading, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): upper-division standing or consent of instructor. A critical survey of the principal approaches to thinking about democracy since the World War II. May cover elite, pluralist, deliberative and participatory theories. Addresses questions about inclusiveness, and the optimal character and scope of democracy. Credit is awarded for only one of POSC 117 or POSC 117S.

Position open to current UCR graduate students only. The successful candidate must have a master’s degree or equivalent training, and at least one year of teaching experience.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. The applicable deadline for student employees is the deadline for students.  For students starting or returning to campus after Fall 2021, the deadline is the first date of instruction for the term when they first enroll.

How to Apply


Send your CV, most recent three quarters of teaching evaluations, and a cover letter detailing graduate and undergraduate coursework, teaching experience and research that are relevant to this course, to:

Professor Jennifer Merolla, Chair of the Political Science Department
merolla@ucr.edu
Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

Review of applications will begin February 4, 2022
The position will remain open until filled.


ASSOCIATE-IN POSITION
POSC 149S SPRING QUARTER 2022


The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, is seeking a one-quarter temporary teaching position: Associate-In for the 2021/2022 academic year.


Qualifications


Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher degree and one-year teaching experience at the college level. The salary is $8118.51 per course for an Associate-In position. The filling of the position is subject to budgetary approval and enrollment in the course.

Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:

POSC 149S Presidential Elections 5 Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour; laboratory, 1 hour; extra reading, 1 hour; term paper, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): Restricted to class level standing of junior, or senior. Examines the politics of presidential elections. Topics include presidential primaries, the presidential general election, campaigns, the role of parties, candidate behavior, public opinion and voting choice, and the influence of money. May include hands-on exploration of public opinion and demographic data to explore individual-level voter decision making. Credit is awarded for one of the following POSC 149S or POSC 149.

Position open to current UCR graduate students only. The successful candidate must have a master’s degree or equivalent training, and at least one year of teaching experience.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. The applicable deadline for student employees is the deadline for students.  For students starting or returning to campus after Fall 2021, the deadline is the first date of instruction for the term when they first enroll.

How to Apply


Send your CV, most recent three quarters of teaching evaluations, and a cover letter detailing graduate and undergraduate coursework, teaching experience and research that are relevant to this course, to:

Professor Jennifer Merolla, Chair of the Political Science Department
merolla@ucr.edu
Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

Review of applications will begin February 4, 2022
The position will remain open until filled.



UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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