The Department of Political and International Studies in Trinity Western University’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 16, 2020. The successful applicant will be able to teach in TWU’s established undergraduate degree programs in Political and International Studies and will have an ongoing research program in her/his field. The ability to teach from an interdisciplinary perspective, most notably with regard to cross-listed courses in History, would also be an asset. The appointment will be in the fields of International and Comparative Politics, specifically in the fields of global governance and comparative foreign policy and politics. The successful applicant will be required to teach introductory and upper-level courses in Global Governance and Political Economy, US Politics, Government, and Foreign Policy, and selected courses in International and Comparative Politics. The desired candidate will have completed or be near completion of a PhD in Political Science, with a strong record of teaching and research. More information about Trinity Western’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences can be found here.
Trinity Western University is Canada’s premier Christian University of the arts, sciences, and professions. Recognized for quality, TWU is consistently ranked among the top two universities in Canada for Educational Experience by the National Survey of Student Engagement; holds four Canada Research Chairs; wins National Championships in U Sports; and emphasizes experiential learning to prepare graduates to make a global impact. TWU has been developing leaders of character and competence for more than 50 years. Interested candidates are asked to carefully review the TWU Mission Statement (available here), Statement of Faith and Community Covenant (available here). Successful candidates must be willing to support these statements during their employment at TWU.
All prospective faculty are required to submit the following as part of their online application:
a cover letter;
a curriculum vitae;
verification of doctoral (or terminal) degree;
signed Statement of Faith and Community Covenant; and
a document (no more than two pages) which describes how you anticipate your Christian faith would influence your teaching and scholarship if you were a faculty member at TWU.
Please complete the online application available here; only complete applications will be considered. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
Trinity Western University encourages applications from all eligible candidates who are able to commit to the university’s mission, values, and Christian identity as articulated in its Statement of Faith and Community Covenant. We are committed to an ethic of inclusion and to the equal treatment of all persons without discrimination in accordance with human rights law. We particularly invite applications from indigenous people, women, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations during the application process should contact Isabel Lopez (Isabel.Lopez@twu.ca) in the Human Resources Department.
Trinity Western University is located on the traditional and ancestral territory of the Sto:lo people.
About Trinity Western University
Established in 1962, Trinity Western University (TWU) is a fully accredited institution and a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada since 1984. Trinity Western offers 42 undergraduate and 18 graduate degree programs. More importantly, lives are changed at TWU through its whole-person, Christ-centred approach to education. With a wide array of programs, TWU equips leaders of character and competence to make a positive impact in the lives of others.Submit your resume and cover letter online at: https://bit.ly/2PLde5t