Employment Opportunities

Assistant/Associate Professor of Political Science and Homeland Security

Lander University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor to begin in August 2017. A doctorate in political science or public administration is required by time of appointment. The candidate will be expected to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate public administration and political science classes and offer courses in homeland security. The ability to coordinate the M.S. in Emergency Management is preferred. The candidate will be expected to advise students, provide university service, and engage in research and professional activities.

Lander’s strategic plan aims to grow the areas of criminal justice, government (public) administration, homeland security, and emergency management. Lander offers an M.S. in Emergency Management, B.S. in political science, and undergraduate emphases in both public administration and criminal justice.  A major in criminal justice and a minor in homeland security are planned.

Located in the upstate region of South Carolina, Lander is a public comprehensive university committed to teaching in a liberal arts environment and emphasizing experiential learning. The University is located within easy driving distance of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the South Carolina coast.  Learn more.

Applications must be received by September 15, 2016.  Electronic submission of materials is preferred.  Send a letter of application, CV, unofficial transcripts, and names and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Lucas McMillan
Chair, Department of Political and Social Sciences
Lander University
320 Stanley Avenue

Greenwood, SC 29649

phone: (864) 388-8275; fax: 864-388-8020; e-mail: jchapman@lander.edu

Lander is a tobacco free institution. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.  The University generally does not sponsor the H-1B Visa.

Lander is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX.