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Adjunct Instructor of American Government

Position Deleted on 1/02/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Belmont, NC
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - Political Science
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - American Studies
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a part-time position as an adjunct lecturer of Government, beginning in March 2013. Candidates should expect to teach a course in U. S. Constitution in the College's evening Adult Degree Program at the Belmont campus. This course entails a close examination of the Constitution, as well as of the great documents of the American Founding. Particular attention will be given to the structure and operation of the federal government.

A Master's degree in Political Science is required; a Ph.D. or J.D. is preferable. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a record of effective teaching. An understanding and appreciation of the liberal arts in the context of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition is essential.

Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school that educates a diverse student body in the liberal arts and sciences. The College, which is more than 130 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, their excellent teaching, the personal attention that students receive, and a friendly atmosphere both inside and outside the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a basilica. In keeping with the monks' age-old tradition of hospitality, the College community welcomes newcomers and works together for the benefit of our students--aiming to exemplify the aspiration that our College motto encapsulates: That in all things God may be glorified

All interested candidates should submit via email a cover letter, resume' or CV and unofficial transcripts to:
Dr. David Williams (
Chair of the Department of Government and Political Philosophy
Belmont Abbey College
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