Faculty Search - Political Science Instructor

The Department of Political Science at Benedictine College invites outstanding teacher-scholars to apply for a tenure-track position in political science beginning August 1, 2020. The minimal requirement is ABD with a PhD in political science expected by May, 2020.  The candidate should be qualified to teach courses in foreign policy, international relations, comparative government and research methods. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Benedictine College, which has a full-time undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1800 students, is a mission-centered academic community. Its mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, and residential college is the education of men and women within a community of faith and scholarship. Benedictine College provides a liberal arts education by means through academic programs based on a core of studies in the arts and sciences. In addition, the college provides education for careers through both professional courses of study and major programs in the liberal arts and sciences. As an essential element of its mission, Benedictine College fosters scholarship, independent research and performance in its students and faculty as a means of participating in and contributing to the broader world of learning.


Beyond disciplinary expertise, Benedictine College seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our mission. Application materials should discuss how you might contribute to the college’s Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts identity.

Please send:

  • An application for employment
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three current letters of reference
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • A statement of proposed undergraduate research

To jobs@benedictine.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Benedictine College welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds. The College is committed to assuring equal opportunities in employment.