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Instructor, Political Science


Lawton, OK
ID: F1285J

Instructor, Political Science  F1285J

Job Description:

The Department of Social Sciences seeks a full-time Instructor of Political Science to begin work in August 2024. 


Faculty holding this position will teach multiple sections of PS 1113 American Federal Government. Other courses may be offered and/or developed based on faculty training and program needs. An ability to teach Constitutional Law, or Judicial Process would be a plus. Faculty are expected to develop and offer courses in multiple formats, including distance learning (Zoom), online, and face to face, and to work well with concurrent high school students. The usual course load is 12 hours each fall and spring semester. Summer teaching assignments may be requested but are not required. Cameron University instructors are required to advise students, serve on departmental and university committees, perform public and professional service, assist with program and department assessment, and support student organizations and events. Other duties as required.


Master's Degree in Political Science or related field with evidence of significant teaching promise and demonstrated excellence interacting with students.


Three years teaching experience in higher education, a proven record of teaching excellence in multiple class formats, and demonstrated achievement in curricular and course design and student advisement. Sufficient expertise to teach upper division courses in Political Science would be considered advantageous.
Expertise in online teaching and Quality Matters would be a plus.


Cameron University ( is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master's-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences, and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many others. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for frequent cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University’s Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting ! the Office of Public Safety or by accessing the report online at

Applicants must apply online at (Faculty & Staff/Human Resources/Employment). Attach a cover letter and a current résumé with your online application stating the reasons for your interest in this position, and how personal and educational barriers were overcome. Include a copy of your most current transcripts and three professional references. Please include names, addresses and telephone numbers. Only those applicants who have submitted all of the required documentation listed herein will be considered.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, only candidates whose applications are received by May 15, 2024 are assured of receiving full consideration.


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This position is located at 2800 W. Gore Blvd, Lawton, OK. View the Google Map in full screen.