Political Science: American Government

The Department of History and Political Science, Warren Wilson College, seeks candidates for an entry-level position in political science with a primary field in American government and a secondary field in international relations, political economy, or political theory. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses across American politics, as well as courses related to their secondary field. This is a full-time, continuing position beginning July 1, 2018 and requires a Ph.D. in political science (in hand by August 1, 2018.)

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation through our online application. Letters of recommendation can be submitted with the application or sent via email with a subject line including "Letter of recommendation for (candidate's name)". Please see application for more details about submissions. Priority will be given to applications received by 5PM EST on Monday, February 19, 2018. All applications must be received by no later than 5PM EST Friday, March 2, 2018 to be considered.

Warren Wilson College does not offer tenure. Full time faculty are hired under extended contract eligibility. Contracts are awarded annually for a period of three years at which time a faculty is reviewed for a three-year contract. After completing these three years, the faculty is then reviewed for a seven-year contract and for successive seven-year contracts thereafter. This full-time, extended-contract-eligible faculty position begins July 1, 2018.

Warren Wilson College (www.warren-wilson.edu) is a vibrant, nationally recognized liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 600 undergraduates located on a 1,135-acre campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina. The education program incorporates experiential learning, challenging work experiences, and deliberate community engagement, with a commitment to sustainable practices.

We desire a diverse faculty and a community that reflects a global outlook. Warren Wilson College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.