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About Us

Politics Lecturer

The Lake Forest College Department of Politics has an opening for a part-time lecturer to teach one or two courses in the Spring 2017 semester.

We see lecturers who have earned a Ph.D. or are ABD in Political Science. 

Candidates should submit a curriculum vita, one letter of recommendation that addresses their teaching, and a cover letter to Siobhan Moroney, Chair, Department of Politics, moroney@lakeforest.edu.

Located in the Chicago metropolitan area, Lake Forest College is a private, residential liberal arts college with 1600 students from over 40 states and over 70 nations. The College is a short walk from the Metra station, making access from Chicago and Evanston relatively easy.

Salaries for adjunct faculty are competitive. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Courses to be staffed include: 

  • POLS 216: Politics of Middle East

Study will focus on issues of modernization; the nature of Middle East governments; the past and present impact of religion on the region’s culture and socio-political system; the Arab-Israeli conflict and its implications for world peace; and the impact of oil on the economy and regime stability in the Persian Gulf region.

This course is scheduled to meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30-3:50.

  • POLS 217: African Politics

A survey of the geography, social and political history, and post-independent politics of Black Africa.

This course is scheduled to meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:00-11:50.