Apply Now: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Political Science at Austin Peay State University

Apply Now: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Political Science, Austin Peay State University


Applications are being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science & Public Management. Preference will be given to applicants who can teach courses in the discipline that span the areas of American government and politics, research methods, and community advocacy. The ability to teach courses in public administration is a plus. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 2023.


Candidates should possess:

  1. a Ph.D. in political science (though ABD’s may apply if all requirements for the Ph.D. in political science are met by date of hire);
  2. evidence of potential ability in academic assignment and/or scholarly and creative achievement, and/or professional contributions and activities;
  3. and evidence of good character, mature attitude, and professional integrity.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit:

  1. a cover letter;
  2. a curriculum vita;
  3. and contact information for three (3) professional references, one of which must be from the most recent or current employer.

If granted an interview, unofficial transcripts will be required of applicants and official transcripts will be required of the selected candidate before the candidate will be offered a position. It is highly recommended that you attach unofficial transcripts in PDF format to your online application in the “Optional Documents” section under the “Unofficial Transcript” tab before finalizing and submitting your application.

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For priority consideration, submit all application materials by March 24th, 2023.



About Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University is a four-year public, doctoral-level university, with six colleges and four Chairs of Excellence. The University has an enrollment of over 9,000 students and is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, a community of an estimated 166,000 people located approximately 40 miles northwest of Nashville, TN.

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