Assistant Professor, Political Science

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The Position

The Political Science Department at Lewis University seeks a half-time faculty member. This is a renewable position beginning fall 2018.

Lewis University

Lewis University is an innovative and entrepreneurial Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses (6 credit hours per semester) in constitutional law series (constitutional law, civil liberties, and judicial politics), 1 credit hour pre-law seminar, American National Government, and State and Local Government
  • Serve as the Pre-law Advisor
  • Active participation in departmental, college and University level committee work
  • Active participation in departmental level assessment projects

Minimum Qualifications: MA in Political Science. ABD will be considered. Content areas: constitutional law, civil liberties, judicial politics, and the general education courses American National Government and State and Local Government. Demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the college level.

Preferred Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in Political Science. Earned JD.

Application Process: Interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at

Lewis University is an increasingly dynamic institution. We offer competitive salaries and a complete comprehensive benefits package including generous health care and tuition reimbursement for self, spouse and qualifying dependents.

Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity. Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply, however applications will only be accepted from individuals currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States.





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Posted: 4/5/2018
Application Due: 6/4/2018
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