Full-Time Political Science Profeesor

Grove City College in Pennsylvania

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted November 4, 2013
Type Post-doc
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Position:  Full-Time Political Science Professor



Office/Department: Political Science



Grove City College announces a full-time faculty opening in Political Science beginning in July 2014.  Ph.D. in Political Science or Government is required.  Responsibilities include teaching introductory and upper division classes in either American politics (teaching courses in American institutions, public law, and/or political behavior) or Comparative politics (teaching courses in Latin American politics, Asian politics, and/or comparative political institutions).  Having American as a primary field and comparative as a secondary field (or vice-versa) would be particularly desirable.  Ability to teach research methods in political science a plus.  


Candidates must evidence a strong record of classroom teaching, scholarship within their field, and a commitment to instructing highly motivated students (1205 average SAT for entering freshmen).  Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications. Grove City College is a nationally recognized, truly independent, highly selective college of liberal arts, sciences, and engineering where intellectual inquiry remains open to the questions religion raises and affirms the answers Christianity offers. 


Send letter of application, vita, transcripts, names of four references (three professional and one pastoral), and a four to five paragraph essay relating your philosophy of a liberal arts education and teaching Political Science to the Colleges unique mission as a Christian college (see www.gcc.edu) to:  Jamie N. Christy, Assistant Director of Human Resources, Grove City College, 100 Campus Drive, Grove City, PA 16127-2104 or electronically to jnchristy@gcc.edu.  Review of applications commences immediately.  In a continuing effort to enrich its academic and social environment, the college actively encourages applications from members of all ethnic groups.


Grove City College is a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles.  It does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex, marital status, disability, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs.