Tenure-track faculty position in the political science department, starting August 2014.
Ph.D. strongly preferred; with any area of expertise, including but not limited to American politics, international relations, law, or political theory. Previous collegiate teaching experience and/or a JD strengthens the application. Trinity seeks candidates for faculty positions who are professing Christians and committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. They should support the goals of a strong liberal arts education in the tradition of Reformed Christian higher education and be competent to demonstrate to students a mature articulation of faith and learning. Faculty members are also dedicated to personal involvement with students outside the classroom in advising, social interaction, and informal academic and cultural settings.
Primary responsibilities include teaching the general education political science courses and upper-level courses in the major, along with advising political science and pre-law students. The dates of the new faculty orientation are August 12-14, 2014.
Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, pension, life insurance, and disability insurance.
Formal review of applications will begin on December 2, 2013 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All inquiries should be directed to:
Dr. Liz Rudenga, Provost
Trinity Christian College
Faculty applications may be found on our Trinity website: http://www.trnty.edu/jobopenings/.
(Only electronic application documents will be accepted.)
Trinity Christian College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois, a suburb twenty miles southwest of Chicago. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students with an excellent Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition. The college enrollment in the traditional program is about 1,000, of whom two-thirds live on campus. We offer majors in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as professional programs in accounting and business administration, nursing, education, computer science, pre-medicine, and pre-law. Trinity also offers adult degree completion programs in business and education. Trinity Christian College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
Trinity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from diverse candidates.