Visiting Assistant Professor in Political Science/International Relations

De Pere, Wisconsin
Apr 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

St. Norbert College, a selective, residential, liberal arts institution with a stable enrollment of 2,100 students, invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in political science specializing in international relations to begin in August 2017. The successful applicant will teach an introductory course in International Studies, the International Studies Capstone course, and an upper division course in international relations theory. The successful candidate will also teach additional courses that meet the needs of the Political Science and International Studies disciplines. The ability to teach in peace and justice is also desirable. A complete description of the Political Science and International Studies disciplines, major requirements, and courses are available at and

Visiting assistant professors typically teach three courses each semester and have no committee or academic advising duties. The position is annually renewable up to three years, contingent on performance reviews. St. Norbert College prides itself on offering competitive salaries and benefits.

The successful candidate will become a member of a four-person Political Science discipline. The current members represent a broad array of subfields, and share a commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduates and collaborating with or supervising them in research and/or internship activities.

While preference will be given to candidates who will have completed their Ph.D. by the time of employment, well-qualified ABD candidates are encouraged to apply.

St. Norbert College, a Catholic institution rooted in the Norbertine tradition, welcomes applications from members of all backgrounds and faith traditions. The College's mission emphasizes the Norbertine vision of community and includes providing "an educational environment that fosters intellectual, spiritual and personal development." We seek those who will contribute to our mission and support our commitment to building a vibrant, diverse and spiritually engaged community (

St. Norbert College is situated on an attractive riverside campus in De Pere, Wisconsin, a community contiguous with the city of Green Bay. The Green Bay metropolitan area has a population of 250,000, offers abundant opportunities for recreational and cultural endeavors, is served by its own international airport, and is located 200 miles north of Chicago.

Please send application letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a list of graduate courses taken, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Dr. John Dose, Associate Dean of Social Sciences, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant St., De Pere, WI 54115-2099. Electronic submissions are encouraged and can be sent to Sue Sorenson (, addressed to Dr. John Dose. Screening of applications will begin May 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

St. Norbert College is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to enhancing the diversity and cultural competency of its students, faculty, staff and administration.