Assistant Professor of Political Science

Wartburg College
  • Location
    Waverly, Iowa
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 05

Position description

RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching seven courses (3-3-1) in the academic year including American-oriented courses such as American Politics, Presidency, Congress and the Judiciary, Political Behavior, Policy Administration, etc., course(s) contributing to the Wartburg Plan of Essential Education curriculum, and new course(s) development either in National Security Studies or in area of specialization. The successful candidate will also mentor student research projects, advise program majors and minors, and engage in scholarship and service appropriate to the liberal arts setting.


Ph.D. in Political Science or closely-related field (completed by September 1, 2021),evidence of successful college teaching experience in political science and/or policy, ability to develop and teach a broad offering of courses in American politics and policy, promise of continued scholarly activity, and the ability to engage undergraduates in research and practice activities.

Application instructions

Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications and how these will support the distinctive mission and institutional learning outcomes of Wartburg College, updated curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of reference, unofficial graduate transcripts, and transcripts of publications/ presentations, if available, to [email protected]. For specific inquiries contact Dr. Shaheen Munir, Chair of the Department of Social Sciences at 319-352-8458, [email protected]. For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see

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