Overview

Newberry College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Political Science position beginning August, 2017. Candidates must have the education, skills and experience to teach international relations, comparative politics, political theory, and public policy.

Duties and Responsibilities: Expected to teach at least 12 credit hours/semester of assigned courses based on faculty expertise and to participate in activities in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, including student advising.

Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in Political Science (preferred) or related field from an accredited university; ABD or a master’s degree in Political Science will be considered. Preference will be given for prior teaching experience at an institution of higher learning and experience teaching political science courses. The successful candidate must meet the College criteria for faculty appointment and have the ability to support the goals and mission of the College in teaching, service, and scholarship and the goals and mission of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Applications: Review of applications will continue until position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. Electronic application materials (preferred) sent directly from the degree-granting institution(s) should be emailed to Associate Dean Dale Brown ( academic.application@newberry.edu). Please include “Assistant Professor of Political Science” in the subject line.