Overview

Concordia University (CU) invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the Political Science and Legal Studies program with a preferred concentration/specialization in Public Policy. This position reports to the Social Sciences Department Chair and is part of the School of Arts and Sciences, and located on the Mequon, WI campus.

To apply please complete the online application and submit cover letter, resume/CV, statement of teaching philosophy and 3 letters of reference.

Responsibilities 

Main responsibilities will include teaching courses in Public Policy, American Government, and other courses in Political Science. Additionally, the position will be responsible for courses in the Concordia Core, including The Christian Citizen and perhaps Science and Humanity. Concordia University emphasizes classroom teaching and active participation in campus life and all faculty engage in scholarship, committee work, and advising

Education and Experience

A doctorate in Political Science is preferred; highly qualified applicants making progress toward a Ph.D. will be considered.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt position. Starting range is dependent upon on individual qualifications and experience. Concordia health, disability and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and their eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Physical Demands/Equipment

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or commissioned ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Commissioned Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a Higher Learning Commission accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering over 70 undergraduate majors of study, over 40 master’s degrees, and 4 doctoral programs.

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.