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Visiting Full-Time Faculty Position in Political Science (Comparative Politics)

College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, Massachusetts (US)
Nationally Competitive
Date posted
Feb 13, 2024


The Department of Political Science at College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty position for the 2024–2025 academic year to begin in August 2024. Specific teaching requirements include an introductory course in Comparative Politics, and possibly an upper-level course related to the candidate’s area of expertise, to be determined in consultation with the Chair of Political Science. Additional information about departments/programs the position will serve can be found here and

Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for research and professional development support as well as taxable reimbursement of relocation costs up to $3000, according to the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. Faculty at the College cultivate a richly diverse academic community, pursue innovative teaching, and create high-impact scholarship. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit our Prospective Faculty page.


Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. Ph.D. preferred by the beginning of the appointment.


Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, a current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching, transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation.

As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, the College values dialogue among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (see​ ​​). In your application please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or service might support the College’s mission ​and its commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit​ ​​.


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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. For full consideration, please apply by March 30, 2024. Questions about this search may be directed to Prof. Maria G. Rodrigues, Chair of the Department of Political Science and Chair of the Search Committee at

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