Assistant Professor of Politics, Philosophy & Law
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 18970 Posted: 10/24/2022

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals. The university is the proud recipient of the 2022 AASCU Excellence & Innovation Award for Student Success and College Completion from The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), a testament to years of strategic efforts.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Assistant Professor (Politics, Philosophy & Law)

Employment Type: Full time, Faculty, Salaried

Reports to: The Assistant Professor of Politics, Philosophy & Law will report to Chair of the Politics, Philosophy & Law department.

We seek a candidate who can teach the standard courses in American Politics and courses in Comparative and/or International Relations. Candidates will have a 4/4 course load, including one or two sections of American Politics every semester, some courses in American Institutions, Methods, and Comparative or International Relations.  

Essential Job Functions
  • Teaching American Politics Courses for the Political Science program in the Department of Politics, Philosophy & Law (24 credits annually - 4/4 standard fall/spring teaching load).
  • Establishing and maintaining a research program in Political Science.
  • Contributing service to UW-Parkside, the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies, the Department of Politics, Philosophy & Law, as well as the profession and community. 
  • PhD in Political Science or related field. ABD will also be considered; however, contract renewal will be contingent on completing degree within one-year of hire.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach American Politics 
  • Demonstrated ability to teach Comparative or International Relations 
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • The names and email addresses for at least three (3) professional references
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Examples of Work
  • Transcripts
  • Statement on Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
    • Candidate should submit a two-page statement regarding how they contribute to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching, research, and service responsibilities. As UW-Parkside is a teaching-oriented school, candidates are invited to focus primarily on teaching in their statement.

Review of Applications

Applications received by January 23rd, 2023 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Amanda Joncas
Available Until: 04/11/2023

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