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Assistant/Associate Professor of Political Science - Department of History and Political Science

The Department of History and Political Science at Mississippi College is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor to start in the Fall 2024 semester.

Ph.D. in Political Science required; A D.P.A. with qualifications to teach upper level Political Science courses in American and/or Political Theory will be considered.

Strong preference for degree in hand.

Major subfield fields include United States Government and Political Theory (these are interchangeable so long as one is the primary field and the other the secondary field). An additional ability in the area of Public Administration is preferred.

The ideal candidate will be expected to teach both the introductory course in United States Government and the program’s summary Capstone course. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop upper-division courses in both American Government and/or Political Theory, including (but not limited to): the US Presidency, congressional politics, political parties and elections, bureaucratic politics, interest groups, public policy, political behavior, political theory, American political thought. The successful candidate will also play a key role in graduate program development. Responsibilities include a normal teaching load of four courses per semester, student advising and mentoring, curriculum and program development, participation in departmental, college, and university governance structures, and active involvement in scholarly activities.

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Additional materials may be requested after initial screening, and shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview.

Mississippi College, a private liberal arts institution affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, seeks faculty and staff who are committed Christians and whose Christian principles are exemplified in daily living.