Apply Now: Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Political Science at UNLV

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

University of Nevada-Las Vegas:  Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Political Science


The Department of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas seeks a visiting assistant professor/lecturer for the 2023-2024 academic year.

The visitor will teach twelve to fifteen credits (no more than four courses) in each of the fall 2023 and spring 2024 semesters. The visitor must be able to teach courses in the areas of political theory, public law, and American politics.

Salary will depend on the successful candidate’s level of education at the start of employment.


The visiting assistant professor designation requires a Ph.D. completed by June 30, 2023. The visiting lecturer designation requires at minimum, a master’s degree.

Application Instructions

Applicants should send the following materials directly to the department chair, David Fott via email at

  1. a curriculum vitae;
  2. a statement of teaching experience;
  3. an unofficial graduate transcript (for applicants who have not taught both political theory and public law);
  4. evidence of teaching effectiveness (optional);
  5. and names and contact information of three references (letters of recommendation not required).

Questions may be addressed to Dr. David Fott (

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.



From the school

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV   is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.

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