Political Science Professor- 51624


The Social Sciences Department at Tusculum University invites applicants for a teaching position in Political Science. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse learners; demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion and the creation of culturally-responsive learning environments; and exhibit a mastery of their discipline.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by June 30, 2024 at 5:00 PM or until the position is filled. (Interviews will begin right away.) Materials received after this date will not be accepted.


Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Political Science. Strong preference will be given to candidates with PhD. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in law and/or Constitutional and public policy. Candidates must have a mastery of technological competencies and teaching and advising strategies that facilitate 21st century literacies. Teaching experience strongly preferred. Education and experience will determine rank.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


Applications accepted until June 30, 2024.
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, name and contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: POLS sFaculty.