Apply Now: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of St. Thomas

University of St. Thomas: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Political Science


The Political Science Department at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 1, 2022. The department seeks a political scientist with specializations in American Political Institutions (Executive Politics and/or Legislative Politics) and Quantitative Methods.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses such as “Congress and the Presidency,” “Seminar in American Politics,” “Research Methods,” “Citizen Participation and Public Policy,” and our introductory course, “Government and Politics.”  This position allows for development of upper-level quantitative courses that would support both the political science major and the American Politics domain within the Data Analytics program.


A Ph.D. in political science (U.S. or Foreign Equivalent), or alternatively ABD will also be considered. ABD candidates will be eligible for an initial rank of instructor.  All applicants must have demonstrable skills necessary for excellence in teaching.

To Apply

All application materials must be submitted online at In addition to creating an applicant profile, please upload the following materials as additional documents:

  1. a curriculum vitae;
  2. a copy of academic transcript;
  3. a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, including evidence of teaching effectiveness;
  4. a description of research agenda;
  5. and two letters of recommendation (emailed to Professor Angela High-Pippert:

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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2021.

The position will remain open until filled.  Questions about the position should be directed to the department chair (Angela High-Pippert (  If you encounter issues with the application process, please email Human Resources (



About the school:

The University of St. Thomas is a dynamic, urban university with 10,000 students and 450 full-time faculty.  Located in a residential neighborhood with easy access to both of the Twin Cities, we are a liberal arts institution that values excellence in teaching and research and actively promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion as an expression of our mission.   The department of political science actively works to attract, retain, and develop faculty from all backgrounds to enhance the diversity of the learning community and to offer our students richly varied perspectives.

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