Assistant Professor - POLS Public Policy - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the supervision of the Department chair, teaches political science lower division curriculum as well as upper division courses associated with public policy. Produces scholarly work and has the ability to contribute to the new Autism Center. Seeks ways to fulfill the guiding concepts of the college and university as embodied in the philosophy, mission, values and vision of the university.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s in Political Science or Public Policy or a related field. Candidates must have a minimum of 2-years experience in teaching at the university level.


Knowledge and skills in public policy, instructional theory, methods strategies and techniques.


Demonstrated research skills.

Effective communication skills.

Evidence of successful teaching, research productivity, and commitment to service and professional development.


Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students in upper and lower division courses.

Ability to present research at conferences.

Ability to contribute to autism related policy issues.

Ability to write about research findings and publish.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

UVU is developing a master’s in Public Service program. Applicant should demonstrate an ability to teach core courses at a master’s level.

Keyword Phrases

  • History/Political Science
  • Assistant Professor - POLS Public Policy
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Public Administration & Policy
  • Political Science
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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