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Political Science / Government Adjunct

Position Summary

Belmont Abbey College invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach political science in our traditional day time program, primarily our introductory courses in political theory/history of ideas.

Job Responsibilities

This is a part-time position for teaching introduction political theory to undergraduate students. The courses are taught from original sources, generally with a great-books emphasis.  Course adaptation — for example, choice of works taught — is possible with the permission of the Chair.


Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Political Science, with Ph.D. preferred. Individuals with other relevant credentials are also encouraged to apply. Additionally, the ideal candidate would have prior college teaching experience. Ideal candidates will understand and embrace the responsibility of supporting the college’s Catholic identity and value participation in an academic community dedicated to a robust Catholic and Benedictine educational vision.

Additional Information

To apply send or email a cover letter and CV to Dr. Travis Cook (traviscook@bac.edu), Chair, Government Department, Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, NC 28012.

A review of applications will begin immediately. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.