Assistant Professor - Political Science

  • Full-time tenure-track position
  • Beginning Fall Term 2015
  • Ph.D. required by time of appointment
  • Subfields: China, East Asia, Environmental Policy

The Political Science Department at Moravian College invites applications for a full time, tenure track position commencing in August 2015. Candidates should have a primary research expertise in comparative politics with a specialization in Chinese and East Asian Politics and the capacity to teach an introduction to comparative politics. Candidates also capable of contributing to an interdisciplinary program in Environmental Studies will be given favorable consideration. Candidates should also be prepared to teach in the College’s First Year Student Seminar Program with the subject matter for the seminar being at the discretion of the instructor. Ph. D. is expected by time of appointment.

Moravian College is a selective residential liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, PA with a proud tradition of providing an outstanding education in the liberal arts and sciences for men and women.  Moravian College highly values excellence in teaching as well as scholarship and seeks to nurture the development of its students through strong personal interactions with its teaching faculty.  The College is approximately an hour and a half from New York City and an hour from Philadelphia and is one of six members of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges consortium.

Moravian College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Moravian seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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TO APPLY: Applications should be submitted electronically to  Application materials should include letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching, a statement of research plans, and three letters of recommendation with contact information for each reference. 

Review of application materials will begin July 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the Political Science department visit this link.

Located in historic Bethlehem, PA, Moravian College is conveniently situated between New York City and Philadelphia and provides access to a rich array of academic and cultural opportunities.  Recognized as the sixth oldest college in the United States, it has a mostly residential undergraduate student population of approximately 1,550, plus expanding part-time masters programs.

Moravian College values diversity and encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE