Assistant Professor of Government and International Affairs

Augustana University
  • Location
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 17

Position description

Augustana University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and International Affairs beginning in Fall 2019.

Responsibilities: This is an international relations and comparative politics position.  The successful applicant must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment.  Courses to be taught depend primarily on departmental needs in both areas of international and comparative, with some flexibility for the candidate’s training and interests. 

The typical load for members of the department is three courses per semester plus a course in two out of every three January terms.


Completed Ph.D. required.  Evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly productivity is expected as is an ability to contribute courses to Augustana University’s Civitas honors program and/or First Year Seminar program.

Application instructions

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a completed Augustana University employment application, copies of graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans, statement of commitment to diversity, a writing sample and three recommendation letters electronically to [email protected] . Review of applications begins on September 14, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Preliminary interviews will take place at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in Boston (August 30-September 2, 2018).

Contact Search Committee Chair with questions: Dr. Joel Johnson, Professor of Government and International Affairs, [email protected], 605.274.5319. 

Dean of the University
Augustana University

Email: [email protected]
Email submissions are preferred.

Dean of the University
Augustana University

Box 763
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Telephone: 605.274.4110
Fax: 605.274.5547

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