Required Qualifications Conditional AppointmentPlease be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget andenrollment considerations and subject to order of assignmentprovisions in the collective bargaining agreement betweenCalifornia State University and California Faculty Association.These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in whichavailable courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenureline faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.Salary Range – To commensurate with experience.Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents: Department SummaryThe Political Science Department at SJSU was founded in 1962 andcurrently has 30 full and part time faculty and more than 400majors. The undergraduate program offers a Bachelor’s Degree inPolitical Science and three minors: Political Science, PublicAdministration and Public Policy, and Applied Research Methods. ThePolitical Science major provides students with an understanding ofpolitics and government, prepares them to be active, engaged, andinformed citizens, and further develops skills in critical analysisand communication. The major in political science leads to a widevariety of professional careers, including teaching, the law,business, public service, and public policy. To learn more aboutthe department please visit our website http://www.sjsu.edu/polisci/ Brief Description of DutiesThe Political Science Department seeks candidates for a part timelecturer instructional position to teach lower and upper divisioncourses in the political science major. Master’s Degree or Ph.D. degree in political science or relatedfieldKnowledge of the subject matter of the discipline to which theindividual is assigned.Ability to and evaluate adult learners. Evidence ofsatisfactory achievement in previous academic work.Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivityto the educational goals of a multicultural population as mighthave been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching andother comparable experience. This is a continuing open position.The UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked third nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: November 25, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific StandardTimeApplications close: CVCover LetterStatement of Teaching Philosophy (optional)Statement of Expertise, including professional experience,courses you are qualified to teachList of References Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experienceunderstanding the needs of a student population of great diversity– in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language andacademic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies and advisement.All Faculty should be organizing their classes within theCanvas Learning Management System (LMS), the official LMSprovided for the SJSU community. All classes at SJSU, whetheronline or not, must be anchored in the Canvas platform to ensurefaculty-student connection in a common space as all students aredirected to log in to Canvas for online access to their classes.You will have access to this system prior to the semester startdate.