Apply Now: Professor of American Politics at Patrick Henry College

Patrick Henry College: Professor of American Politics


Patrick Henry College seeks a professor of government (rank negotiable) to begin in the fall of 2024.

Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and research and possess a strong Biblical worldview that aligns with historic orthodox Christian teachings. The ideal candidate will have an earned Ph.D. in Government or Political Science with the ability to provide leadership to PHC’s vibrant American Politics and Policy program and teach a variety of courses in American Politics including Congress, Presidency, Campaigns and Elections, Public Policy, State and Local Government, and an introductory course in research methods.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit the following, addressed to Dr. Mark T. Mitchell, Dean of Academic Affairs, to

  1. a cover letter;
  2. a curriculum vitae;
  3. a personal statement of faith including an explanation of how you integrate faith and teaching in your classroom;
  4. a sample of scholarship (if available);
  5. and a list of three references (one pastoral).

Also, include teaching evaluations or evidence of successful teaching if available.

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Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.



From the school:

PHC is a private, nondenominational, and SACS and TRACS-accredited institution located near Washington, D.C., in Purcellville, Virginia. The classical liberal arts—wed to a strong Biblical foundation—are at the heart of the College’s educational philosophy. This approach is evidenced by the College’s unique sixty-three-credit core curriculum. PHC is known for its talented and highly motivated students and for its high academic quality.

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