Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Political Science

 Chestnut Hill College, an inclusive liberal arts college in the Catholic tradition, seeks to hire a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Political Science for the Department of History and Political Science.  This position is a 9-month appointment and is scheduled to begin Fall 2015.  



  • Advance the mission, vision and goals of Chestnut Hill College
  • Teach courses in the American politics and comparative politics subfields with opportunities to develop new courses as needed
  • Teach courses in the College’s Global Studies Core seminar, developing courses based on area of expertise
  • Serve on college committees
  • Attend required faculty meetings and contractual events


The successful candidates will possess the following requirements: 

  • Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Broad training with primary expertise in American Politics, and secondary expertise in Comparative Politics subfields
  • College level teaching experience
  • Experience using theoretical or historical approaches are preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development
  • Impeccable integrity and work ethic; ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters in a higher education setting


By April 10, candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three (3) letters of recommendation.  Appreciation and respect for the mission of Chestnut Hill College is expected of the successful candidate. 


Jacqueline C. Reich, PhD

Department of History and Political Science

Chestnut Hill College

9601 Germantown Avenue

Philadelphia, PA  19118




 Chestnut Hill College is an equal opportunity employer