ASSISTANT PROFESSOR—POLITICAL SCIENCE
OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY (OLLU)
Our Lady of the Lake University’s Political Science Program
seeks a full-time non-tenure-track
Assistant Professor whose specializations span diverse areas of
American Politics and Government to begin Fall 2022. Contracts are
continuing and renewable.
OLLU, located near beautiful downtown San Antonio, is a Catholic
university sponsored by the Congregation of Divine Providence. The
University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) of approximately
2,700 students with additional campuses in Houston and the Rio
Grande Valley. The Political Science Program offers a BA and minor
and also serves the University by offering distribution
requirements in its general-education program. The degree program
is reflective of the university’s long tradition of civil rights
grounded in social justice, and scholarship informed by civic
engagement. The successful candidate will be committed to the
mission, vision, and core values of OLLU, to excellent teaching,
and to developing this program.
- Demonstrated evidence of excellence and effectiveness in
teaching with a student-centered approach;
- Utilization of high-impact practices such as service-learning,
project-based, and experiential learning, and use of innovative
- Active research agenda and potential for research
- Enthusiasm for connecting political science to Hispanic
experience(s) and first-generation college students, both majors
and non-majors, and deep commitment to the core values and
character of the University;
- PhD in Political Science or JD and PhD combination, ABD
- Specialization in American politics and government
- Specialization in judicial and constitutional studies, local
and state politics, public policy/public administration, political
communication and media;
- Experience with and commitment to mentoring students; and
- Experience working with and supporting a culturally diverse,
urban population in a Hispanic-Serving Institution.
For consideration, apply online at https://ollusa.interviewexchange.com.
Please complete the online Application for Academic Employment and
attach the following: letter of interest, curriculum vitae,
unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts, and a list of three
professional references. All materials above must be submitted
together and at one time. Incomplete applications will not be
considered. Review of applications will begin on January 7, 2022
and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants may contact Dr. Leda Barnett, Professor and Political
Science Program Head, College of Arts and Sciences, at
firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding the position, the
Program, or Our Lady of the Lake University.
Employment with Our Lady of the Lake University is contingent
upon a background investigation.
OLLU is a Catholic university that seeks to attract, develop,
and retain the highest quality faculty, staff, and administrators.
OLLU is committed to diversity and strongly encourages applications
from women and minorities. EOE.