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Assistant Professor of Political Science

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number: F000046
Posting Type: External - Open to All Applicants
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Political Science
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Political Science
Classification: 3
Position Type: Full-Time Faculty
Department: History, Politics & Justice
Benefits Summary:

Benefit package includes: Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription insurance, Life insurance, Workers’ Compensation insurance, Unemployment insurance, and Total Disability insurance. Retirement: The University contributes 4% of the regular salary with up to 3% of additional matched contributions into the TIAA Retirement Program. Other benefits include tuition remission for employee, spouse, and employee’s dependent children under the age of 25 (this does not include the last two year of the PharmD program or the JD), and twenty days of paid medical leave per year.

Job Summary:

In addition to having strong teaching skills and an active scholarly agenda, the successful candidate will teach courses focusing on American politics and public policy and be able to contribute to departmental efforts to increase civic engagement.

The person selected for this position will be a visible and engaged faculty member in our department, the university, and the community. The successful candidate will have experience or demonstrable interest in working closely with students in research and advising.


The Department of History, Politics, and Justice at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, seeks a dynamic tenure-track Assistant Professor of Political Science with a major field in American Politics to begin in Fall 2018. The ability to teach courses in public policy is strongly desired.

Principal Responsibilities:

Teach courses in American politics and public policy, mentor undergraduate students and maintain an active research agenda.

Required Skills:

Excellent teaching, ability to mentor student research, ability to maintain a productive research agenda.

Minimum Qualifications:

ABD in Political Science, Public Policy, or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. and college teaching experience.

College Description:
Appointment Length: 9-months
Closing Date: 10/15/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Status: Full-Time

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Associates Degree in progress
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Bachelors Degree in progress
    • Masters Degree
    • Masters Degree in progress
    • PHD
    • PHD in progress
  2. * How many years of teaching experience (undergraduate and graduate level) do you posses?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * Do you have experience mentoring undergraduate research?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Copy of Transcript 1
  5. Copy of Transcript 2
Optional Documents
  1. Copy of Transcript 3
  2. Teaching Experience and Effectiveness
  3. Other Document
  4. Research Experience and Effectiveness