Assistant Professor, Political Science - Full Time Term

Collegeville, Stearns County
Jan 03, 2014
The Political Science Department of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University invites applications for a full time visiting assistant professor position for a one year (3/3) term to begin in August 2014. A completed Ph.D. in political science with a focus in international relations or comparative politics is preferred; ABD will be considered. Teaching assignments will include two sections of Introduction to International Relations, an upper division course in the successful candidate’s specialization, one section of Politics and Political Life, and one section of the two semester First Year Seminar. Both of the latter two courses can be designed according to the instructor’s area of interest. The department’s courses are described on our website, For more information on the First Year Seminar, see the college’s website, Saint John's University, a liberal arts college for men, and the College of Saint Benedict, a liberal arts college for women, are located four miles apart in Central Minnesota just outside metropolitan St. Cloud and 70 miles from Minneapolis. Both are residential Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition, which emphasize quality teaching and a commitment to intercultural learning. For further information, see APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications are accepted online only at . Required documents include letter of application, curriculum vitae, *three recent letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and copies of transcripts, (official transcripts required for interview). *Recommenders should submit their letter of reference confidentially to Human Resources at If your letters of reference are secured with Interfolio Service or another College/University, please contact them and have them send your letters to this email address. Evaluation of applications will begin March 10 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Professor J. Scott Johnson, Chair, Department of Political Science, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321, (320) 363-2530. Women, individuals of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.