Assistant Professor of Political Science - American Politics and Policy Emphasis

Iowa, United States
Competitive Salary
Dec 18, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time



DEADLINE: Screening of applications begins February 1, 2021 and continues until position is filled.


QUALIFICATIONS: 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.


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.


SALARY: Competitive


CONTRACT: Nine-month, contract; tenure track.


APPLICATION: 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 For specific inquiries contact Dr. Shaheen Munir, Chair of the Department of Social Sciences at 319-352-8458, For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see

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