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Assistant Professor, Political Science Lewis University

Position Deleted on 4/17/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Romeoville, IL
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Political Science
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Lewis University, located 25 miles SW of Chicago, invites applications and nominations for the Assistant Professor, Political Science position vacancy. As a Catholic and Lasallian institution, we serve a diverse population of over 6500 undergraduate and graduate students at our main campus and our six satellite locations. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is a dynamic and growing institution, nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Colleges of Distinction.

This is a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Political Science, more specifically American politics.

  • Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration, and active support of the University's Mission in Catholic and Lasallian higher education.
  • Teach 4 courses each semester, including courses in American National Government, State and Local Government, and a variety of politics courses such as the American Presidency, Legislative Process, Parties and Elections, and Public Opinions.
  • Advising students.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have or expect to hold a PhD in Political Science. The focus of this position is on undergraduate teaching, but the candidate should provide evidence of an active research agenda.

Interested applicants may apply online at

Please attach teaching evaluations under the Other Documents option. Evaluations must be attached as one document.

Inspired by the University's Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that Lewis is a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment.
Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity. Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply.
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