St. Mary's University
  • 24-Oct-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Political Science
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive Pay; Excellent health & welfare benefits with 100% tuition assistance available.

The Department of Political Science at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or tenure-eligible associate professor. The desired applicant must hold a Ph.D. in Political Science, a Doctorate in Public Administration (DPA), or a Ph.D. in a related academic field from an accredited university with major concentrations in areas related to public administration and American politics.

This position seeks teaching and research in graduate areas of public sector performance or organizational management, research methods in public administration, public policy or program evaluation and undergraduate teaching experience in American politics (e.g., American government institutions) and/or political behavior (e.g., voting, political participation, civic engagement).

The position is a full-time, tenure-track appointment, commencing in August 2023. Department faculty cover a range of courses serving the MA in Public Administration (MPA) program, a BA in Political Science and core courses in the university core curriculum. The typical teaching load at St. Mary's is four courses per semester. The department may provide course releases for administrative positions tied to department or graduate program responsibilities. The successful candidate will serve as director of the MPA program.

St. Mary's University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence: St. Mary's is the oldest Catholic university in the Southwest and continues to advocate the Marianist mission. St. Mary's enrolls approximately 3500 students in a diverse university with four schools, more than 40 academic programs including Ph.D. and J.D. programs, and numerous pre-professional programs. The successful candidate is expected to support and contribute to the University's Marianist educational mission.

Application procedures can be found at with the option to upload all supporting documents electronically. Along with the employment application, please also submit (1) a letter of application addressing interest in the position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) unofficial graduate transcript confirming completion of the doctoral degree, (4) three letters of reference; (5) statements of research agenda and teaching philosophy; and (6) evidence of teaching excellence. The Chair of the search committee for this position is Dr Arturo Vega, professor, Department of Political Science,, (210) 431-8028.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a clear background check.

St. Mary's University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages all qualified candidates apply.

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