Professor of Politics - Hillsdale College in Hillsdale Michigan

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Hillsdale College

Hillsdale, Michigan 49242

United States


Detailed Job Description

 The Department of Politics & The Van Andel Graduate School of Statesmanship at Hillsdale College invite application for a tenure-track faculty position (rank open), beginning August, 2014.   We seek candidates with a strong background in Political Philosophy and American Political Thought (upper division speciality is open).  Applicants should be aware that their teaching responsibilities will range from introductory courses for freshmen to gradaute level classes. Since the Department services a graduate program, candidates will also need to have a record of scholarly publication or to demonstrate credibly the potential for scholarly publication, depending upon rank.

Hillsdale College is a small (1400 students) independent college of liberal arts, dedicated to excellence in teaching & advising students.  Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the College's mission statement: The College considers itself a trustee of man’s intellectual and spiritual inheritance from the Judeo-Christian faith and Greco-Roman philosophy, a heritage finding its clearest expression in the American experiment of self-government under law. 

Complete applications will include: (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) transcripts, (d) three up-to-date letters of recommendation, & (e) a statement of teaching & research interests.  Within the statement of teaching interests there should be detailed response to the College’s Mission Statement that includes a discussion of the candidate’s ability to teach in the light of its commitments. For a copy of the Mission Statement, and further information on the graduate program, visit

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.    Send all application materials to Dr. Mickey Craig, Chairman, Department of Politics, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI  49242.  E-mail inquiries may be addressed to  Salary Competitive.  PhD required. EOE.

Keyword Phrases

  • Political Philosophy
  • American Political Thought
  • Politics
  • Political Science
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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