Covenant College
  • Academic Affairs
  • Lookout Mountain, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Covenant College

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Political Science

The Department of History, Politics, and International Studies at Covenant College seeks to hire in the field of Political Science (tenure track) with appointment beginning July 1, 2024.

Covenant College is an academically rigorous Christian college emphasizing the liberal arts in the Reformed and Presbyterian tradition. Located in the southern Appalachian mountains near Chattanooga, Tennessee, Covenant College is a four-year, residential liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Political Science or be ABD with plans for degree completion prior to the appointment date. Expertise in American Government (first or second field) is required. Undergraduate teaching responsibilities include American Government, Civil Rights and Liberties, Executive and Legislative Branches, Federalism and Separation of Powers, and Public Policy. The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda in the field, an eagerness to incorporate students into that research where appropriate, a commitment to effective academic advising, and enthusiasm for professional and institutional service.

Interested and qualified candidates should send the following documentation to Dr. Collin Messer:

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • A brief Philosophy of Christian Higher Education

  • A brief Testimony of Christian Faith and Experience

  • A brief Response to the Westminster Confession (located at indicating agreement, and any scruples, with rationales

Dr. Collin Messer,
Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Covenant College
14049 Scenic Highway
Lookout Mt., GA 30750

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