Assistant Professor of Political Science

Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Job description

The Division of Social Science at Jacksonville University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Political Science. The position is to begin in August 2018. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Political Science with a primary field in American politics. The successful candidate will be dedicated to teaching, university service, research, and must be willing to mentor students. The new faculty member will be required to teach four classes per semester: two sections of American National Politics and Government and a rotation of two electives in American politics. The ability to teach research methods as part of that rotation is required. The ability to teach American Foreign Policy would be a plus.

How to apply

All applications must contain:
· Letter of Introduction
· Curriculum Vitae
· Copies of official transcripts from all schools attended
· Three letters of recommendation
· Teaching evaluations
· Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Please send completed applications to Political Science Search Committee at

The deadline for all applications is December 1. For any questions contact Steve MacIsaac, Chair, Political Science Search at

Founded in 1934, Jacksonville University is a private, comprehensive university on the shore of the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida. The University has a growing enrollment of more than 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 45 states and more than 40 countries taught by 188 regular faculty and 138 part-time. The diverse student body consists of 31 percent representing Asian, Latino, African American and Native Americans.