Assistant Professor

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 26, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Misericordia University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in the Government, Law, and National Security program (GLNS) for the 2021-22 academic year. The GLNS program, which is part of the university’s Department of History and Government, seeks a specialist in American Politics. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Political Science or Public Administration and some teaching experience by the time of appointment. The candidate will have a 4/4 teaching load and be expected to teach face-to-face classes.

For the fall 2021 semester, the candidate will be expected to teach American National Government, Introduction to Public Policy and Administration, and Introduction to the American Legal System. In the spring 2022 semester, the preferred candidate will be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: homeland security, political institutions (including U.S. Congress, U.S. Presidency, and state and local government), environmental policy, and the candidate’s area of specialty.

Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty, and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.

Misericordia University, founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from New York city and Philadelphia. The University’s approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service leadership has resulted in its wide regional acclaim.

Review of credentials will begin immediately and continue until April 30, 2021 or until the position is filled. For confidential consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application that contains a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and teaching evaluations with their online application.