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Adj Faculty Poli Science

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Credit Instruction

Posting Job Title

Adjunct Professor of Political Science



Academic Affairs


Position Type

Adjunct Faculty


Number of openings



Job Summary

JCCC is looking for a diverse pool of applicants for a part-time political science faculty position in the History and Political Science Department. The ideal candidate is expected to teach American National Government, Introduction to Political Science, and others courses as needed. They will perform other duties expected of part-time faculty, including maintaining scheduled office hours, developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes, and other duties as assigned. They will be available to teach face-to-face starting in the spring 2022 semester. Teaching assignments could be any combination of face-to-face (day or evening), online, or using teleconference software like Zoom. Teaching assignments are subject to change as needed. All applications must be submitted to the JCCC jobs portal.

JCCC educates a large, diverse student body. Many of our 18,000 students are non-traditional, military veterans, immigrants, international, and first-generation college students. African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic student populations are also growing. JCCC is committed to increasing the diversity of our college community.

Special instructions

Files, including required attachments, must be complete to be considered. A cover letter, curriculum vitae (including 3 references) and unofficial transcripts are required attachments. Additional documents, such as a teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations, are preferred, where possible. Submission in PDF format is preferred for all attachments. All applications must be submitted to the JCCC jobs portal.


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in political science OR Master’s degree and 18 graduate credit hours in political science and related experience
Ability to teach American National Government and Introduction to Political Science
Ability to teach classes face-to-face during the day


Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Political Science
Ability to teach other JCCC political science courses
Demonstrated expertise in political science
Demonstrated knowledge of academic culture
Documented successful teaching at the college level
Professional experience, either elected or employed


Required application documents


Cover Letter

Unofficial Transcripts


Hours per Week



Work Hours/Days



Salary Grade Level




Competitive Rate of Pay



Overland Park Main Campus



Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

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