Political Science and History Instructor - Pensacola State College in Pensacola Florida

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Pensacola State College

Pensacola, Florida 32504

United States
(Job #2280)

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Detailed Job Description


The Political Science and History Instructor position is a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position with an anticipated start date of August 2015. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of courses from political science and international relations to American and European history as assigned. This position requires effective teaching and advising of diverse students; excellent oral and written communication skills; and a commitment to the comprehensive state college mission.  The instructor will prepare course plans and materials, effectively deliver subject matter content, monitor student attendance and progress, participate on departmental and College committees, participate in curriculum development, support activities that foster retention, participate in the selection of textbooks, perform assessment of student learning outcomes, and take part in other service and professional development activities.  Multiple campus, day, evening, and distance learning teaching assignments are possible. This position reports to the District Academic Department Head, History, Languages, and Social Sciences.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a master’s degree in political science or a master’s degree in a related field and 18 graduate hours in political science. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain the necessary credentials to be qualified to teach history within three years of the start date if he or she does not possess those credentials upon hire.  Successful results of a criminal background check are required.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prefer graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a Ph.D. in history or political science and experience teaching distance learning courses.


SALARY RANGE:  $34,828.00 - $40,828.00 (Entry level salary is computed and based on authority of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.)


FRINGE BENEFITS:  The value of the benefits package provided by the College is nearly 39% of the base salary and includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions.  Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.  Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.


SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume’ to supplement the online application.  If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted.  The supplemental materials (cover letter, resume, transcripts, licenses, etc.) must be uploaded and assigned to the online application.  If there are questions about this process contact Tanesha McCreary via email at tmccreary@pensacolastate.edu.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled – Review of applications is ongoing. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental materials must be submitted. 


Pensacola State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or genetic information in its educational programs and activities.  The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:  Associate Vice President, Institutional Diversity at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.

Keyword Phrases

  • Instructor
  • Faculty
  • Political Science
  • History
  • American History
  • European History
  • College faculty
  • Higher education
  • Tenure-tracked
  • Distance learning
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: $34,828 - $40,828
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter