Saturday, November 2, 2013

Job Opening: Political Science at Trinity Christian College

John Fry, the chair of the Department of History at Trinity Christian College in the Chicago suburbs (Palos Heights), is looking for a political scientist.  Here is the job ad:

Tenure-track faculty position in the political science department, starting August 2014.
Ph.D. strongly preferred; with any area of expertise, including but not limited to American politics, international relations, law, or political theory. Previous collegiate teaching experience and/or a JD strengthens the application.  Trinity seeks candidates for faculty positions who are professing Christians and committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.  They should support the goals of a strong liberal arts education in the tradition of Reformed Christian higher education and be competent to demonstrate to students a mature articulation of faith and learning.  Faculty members are also dedicated to personal involvement with students outside the classroom in advising, social interaction, and informal academic and cultural settings.
Primary responsibilities include teaching the general education political science courses and upper-level courses in the major, along with advising political science and pre-law students.   The dates of the new faculty orientation are August 12-14, 2014.
Rank and salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits include health insurance, pension, life insurance, and disability insurance.
Application Process
Formal review of applications will begin on December 2, 2013 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  All inquiries should be directed to:
Dr. Liz Rudenga, Provost
Trinity Christian College
Phone: 708-239-4839
 Faculty applications may be found on our Trinity website: