Skip Navigation Norwich University: Expect challenge. Achieve distinction.

Common pages

Site search

Employment Opportunities

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).

Faculty: College of Liberal Arts

Along with specific items listed under each job posting’s “To apply” heading, you will need to complete and submit a Norwich University Employment Application.

Assistant Professor of Political Science - American Politics & Public Policy (updated)


The Department of History and Political Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to begin in the spring 2013 semester. Our department will also consider applicants who can begin in the fall of 2013. The successful candidate will teach and research in the fields of American political institutions and public policy and will teach undergraduate courses in Intro to Public Policy, the survey course in American Politics, institutions courses focusing on the Presidency and Legislative Process, Research Methods (with emphasis on quantitative methods), American Citizenship, and a Capstone Senior Seminar in the candidate’s field of expertise. The successful candidate will also manage the Political Science Internship Program. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential.


To be eligible for appointment at the assistant professor rank, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Political Science. Highly qualified ABDs may be considered for appointment at the instructor level. Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until filled.

To apply:

Please send a letter of interest, which includes your preferred substantive institutions and public policy focus, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy) to: Political Science Search, via email to

Sep. 25, 2012

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

Norwich University participates in E-Verify. (Español)