Faculty Positions

The faculty are those who have been granted status as faculty members by the Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the President. The faculty shall consist of teachers with the ranks of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, or Instructor, and any other designated by the President.


The University welcomes applications for the following Faculty positions:

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Government and International Affairs
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Government and International Affairs

Augustana University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and International Affairs, to begin in Fall 2018.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment. Courses to be taught will depend upon departmental needs and the candidate’s training and interests, but shall include offerings in U.S. constitutional law. In addition, the individual will serve as the university’s pre-law advisor.    

The typical load for members of the department is three courses per semester, plus a course in two out of every three January terms. The pre-law advisor is exempted from one of these courses annually.

Qualifications: Completed Ph.D. required. Evidence of teaching excellence and scholarly productivity expected. Ability to contribute courses to Augustana’s Civitas honors program and/or First Year Seminar program is a plus.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans, a writing sample, an employment application and three recommendation letters to humanresources@augie.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in San Francisco (Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2017).

Address for sending applications:

Dean of the University
Augustana University

Email: humanresources@augie.edu
Email submissions are preferred.

Dean of the University
Augustana University

Box 763
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Telephone: 605.274.4110
Fax: 605.274.5547

Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.  Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment.  Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.