Apply Now: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of History and Political Science at Rogers State University

Rogers State University: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of History and Political Science


Rogers State University is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of History & Political Science. This position requires teaching public administration and political science electives, and a general education course (e.g. American Federal Government), at the undergraduate level through different modalities including face-to-face, blended, and online.

The successful candidate will coordinate the public administration option of the bachelor’s degree in political science, the public administration minor, help recruit and vet adjunct instructors for public administration coursework, and explore the feasibility of developing a master’s degree in public administration (MPA).

Additionally, the assistant professor will:

Teach POLS 1113 American Federal Government and recruit political science majors. Teach public administration elective courses using a variety of modalities, including on-ground (at the main or satellite campuses), blended, and online. Successful candidates will demonstrate a willingness to expand their instructional competency to better serve the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree.

Advise majors in the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science program.
Contribute to Rogers State University’s liberal arts mission to ‘ensure students develop the skills and knowledge required to achieve professional and personal goals in dynamic local and global communities.’

Prioritize excellence in classroom instruction and demonstrate the desire and ability to engage with and guide students in their intellectual development.

Actively participate in departmental and University service, including committee work. Maintain an active research agenda, and at minimum stay abreast of developments in the field of political science.


At minimum, candidates should have earned a master’s degree in public administration (MPA preferred). Such candidates who also have experience in fields related to public administration (e.g. state or local government or nonprofit organization) will be strongly considered.

A doctoral degree in political science with a concentration in public administration is preferred. ABD’s will be considered but need an imminent dissertation defense date. Additional areas of concentration (esp. American Government, political theory, international relations, etc.) will be considered.

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



From the department:

The History and Political Science department offers several associate and baccalaureate degrees to traditional and nontraditional students with multiple opportunities for degree specialization.

An education in history and political science prepares students to pursue a variety of careers, including education, communication, archaeology, public administration, security/intelligence, research and political office.

The department provides students with opportunities for internships, which allow students to work in a public service agency, explore career options within their fields of study and integrate classroom learning with work-related experience.

Learn more about the History and Political Science Department >>



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