Whitworth University -- Assistant Professor of International Relations and Environmental Studies (Fall 2020)

Whitworth has announced an opening in the Political Science department for an Assistant Professor of International Relations and Environmental Studies. The position will be a key component of our proposed Environmental Studies major. The position announcement can be found by clicking here.


The Political Science department, a four-member department with a strong teaching and publication tradition, is announcing a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. The political science faculty at Whitworth has a common interest in justice and reconciliation— both international and domestic. We are looking for a candidate who will add to our strength in that area.



Teach an annual seven course load with a primary focus in International Relations. Ability to teach in our interdisciplinary Environmental Studies program is required. The ability to teach in the Peace Studies program is strongly preferred; ability to teach in a regional area that complements current department offerings is also welcomed. The full-time teaching load consists of three courses in the fall, three courses in the spring and a course in January-term. The position is open at the assistant level; however, in an exceptional circumstance a candidate could be hired at the associate level. Whitworth has well-established off-campus study programs and the department welcomes applications from candidates eager to participate in these.