Assistant Professor - Political Science

Date Posted: 12/19/2013

West Virginia Wesleyan College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Political Science beginning August 2014.

Requirements for the position include: Ph.D. from an accredited university in political science; record or promise of excellence in teaching; and the ability to teach a range of courses across the curriculum. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability to teach international courses and research methods. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop and teach courses in their individual areas of expertise and reconfigure the curriculum. We seek an effective teacher who will engage students and reinvigorate the program. Well- qualified ABDs will be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan is a private residential liberal arts and sciences college located in the foothills of the Appalachians in Buckhannon, WV, named one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America”. The College is related to the United Methodist Church, with a curriculum committed to intellectual rigor, self-discovery, human dignity, mutual support, social justice, self-discipline, mental and physical wellness, the appreciation of diversity and the natural world, and the judicious use of resources. The College has over 40 undergraduate academic majors, 10 graduate programs, 19 NCAA Division II sports, comprehensive student life, community engagement, and outdoor recreation programs.

To apply: please submit in a single pdf, a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations, and unofficial academic transcripts to the following.

Contact Information:
Dr. Boyd Creasman
Vice President for Academic Affairs

West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV 26201


West Virginia Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the College to create a favorable work environment in whichall employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious affiliation, can enjoy equal opportunities in their employment relationship with the College.