Assistant Professor of Political Science

Saint Augustine's University

Saint Augustine's University

Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Posting Details

Posting Summary
Position Title Assistant Professor of Political Science
Position Code HESB-INSTRC-F
Job Description
The Department of Social Sciences (Political Science Program) at Saint Augustine’s University invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2023. The successful applicant must possess an established record of and/or show potential for strong teaching of survey and advanced undergraduate political science courses; demonstrate the ability/potential to publish in peer-reviewed academic journals; present research
at professional conferences; and pursue external grants at the state and national level

Duties assigned by the Chair of the Department of Social Sciences may include but are not
limited to:
  • Teaching introductory and advanced political science courses.
  • Participating in curriculum development for the purpose of maintaining a contemporary and comparable program of study.
  • Serving on departmental, school and university level committees
  • Advising students

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU), drawing on its rich legacy as an access institution, is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. SAU was established in 1867 in Raleigh, NC by the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. A four-year liberal arts university with an average enrollment of approximately 1,000, SAU sits on 105 lush acres just north of Downtown Raleigh, NC. The institution offers more than 20 undergraduate degrees and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Additional Information:
  • Employment is contingent upon a positive background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Documentation of medical and religious exemptions will be accommodated.
  • Official transcript is required upon acceptance of the position.
Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Political Science or a closely related field
  • Ability to use technology to perform necessary job duties
  • Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service
  • Experience teaching in both in-person and online methods
  • Strong and effective communication skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience using the Blackboard learning management system
Physical Demands
Walking, sitting, standing, squatting, and lifting a minimum of 25 pounds.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F081P
Number of Vacancies 1
Position End Date (if applicable)
Desired Start Date 08/01/2023
Job Open Date 05/30/2023
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/ Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation