Apply Now: Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame:  Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor of Political Science


The Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a non-tenure track position as a teaching and advising faculty member. The position is open as to field of Political Science and will involve teaching a mix of larger and smaller undergraduate classes, advising the department’s large number of undergraduate majors, and assisting in the administration of the department’s undergraduate program.

The department expects the appointment to be at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, but may consider hiring at the rank of Associate Teaching Professor for exceptional candidates with significant experience as college or university instructors.

The position also offers the potential of reappointment and promotion to Associate Teaching Professor (for candidates hired at the Assistant Teaching Professor level) and Full Teaching Professor. Decisions on reappointment and promotion of teaching faculty members are based on demonstrated excellence in teaching, advising, and service.


Successful candidates will have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and a commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students.

Preference for this position will be given to candidates who already have the Ph.D. However, we will consider candidates who are very near completion of the Ph.D. and provide clear evidence of likely completion by the end of the current academic year.

Application Requirements

All applicants should include:

  1. a CV;
  2. a letter of interest;
  3. a teaching statement;
  4. teaching evaluations;
  5. a proposed syllabus for a lecture course;
  6. a proposed syllabus for a small seminar course;
  7. and three letters of recommendation.

The application deadline is December 15, 2022.

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About the Department of Political Science at Notre Dame:

The Department of Political Science at Notre Dame offers students outstanding opportunities for intellectual growth, professional development, and success in their careers.  We are home to more than 500 majors, 80 Ph.D. students, and 46 tenure-track or tenured professors.

We offer three degrees through our undergraduate and graduate programs: a bachelor of arts (B.A.), a master of arts (M.A.), and a doctorate (Ph.D.) 

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