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Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science, non-tenure track

Ohio University
Athens, Ohio
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience
Posted Date
May 14, 2023

The Department of Political Science at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio invites applications for a one-year faculty position to begin fall 2023 at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three courses per semester, both introductory level and upper-division courses. This is an open subfield position, but we have a preference for a candidate who can teach in more than one subfield. Ability to contribute to our curriculum in areas such as gender, LGBTQ politics, and/or race would be an asset. 

Ohio University serves over 20,000 students on a residential campus located in the beautiful Appalachian hills of southeastern Ohio.  Columbus, the largest city in Ohio, is 75 minutes away. The Department of Political Science includes 16 faculty members, over 350 majors, and about 15 MA students.

Queries may be directed to Andrew Ross at 

Ohio University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience, while also considering internal equity. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including paid holidays, sick time, personal time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, a comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to health, prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance), an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, transgender care, flextime and flexplace policies, counseling and mental health care, access to professional development programs and more. Additional information is available at

Ohio University is proud of its rich history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please use the link below.

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