Assistant Professor - Political Science and International Relations and Cultural and Social Studies

Creighton University
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Jun 6, 2023

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Creighton University's Department of Political Science and International Relations seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Political Science, with a secondary appointment in the interdisciplinary program of Health Administration and Policy. The successful candidate will have completed the Ph.D., evidence of teaching experience, and demonstrate excellence in both teaching and scholarship. We are interested in candidates broadly trained in American politics and institutions, public healthcare policy, and well-versed in research methodology. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in American politics, public health care policy, and contribute to the department's core courses, but will also hold a secondary appointment in the interdisciplinary program of Health Administration and Policy (HAP). The successful candidate will be asked to mentor and advise undergraduates in the Political Science and Health Administration and Policy programs.

Creighton is a Jesuit/Catholic University, emphasizing formation of character as well as education in the liberal arts. It places a premium on small class size and serious interaction among faculty and students that contribute to a strong community of learning. Undergraduate research is central to the departmental and university mission, so new faculty members would be joining a program of teacher-scholars and adding to the diversity and vitality a growing field of interest. Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creightons mission.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit an application form (found online at, a letter of interest, statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly agenda, diversity statement, current C.V., three letters of recommendation, and evidence of achievement in teaching and scholarship electronically via the Creighton Human Resources website ( when applying.

Candidates may also contact Dr. Erika Moreno, Chair, Political Science and International Relations at, with any questions they may have about the position.

Disclosure Statement:
*Checking the Status of Application: Applicants/Candidates are encouraged to periodically check on the status of their application via (

A Doctorate from an accredited college or university; 2-4 years prior teaching experience;

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs; Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations; Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others; Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 - 100%

Hearing: 75-100%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)

Travel: No

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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