Part-Time Position in Political Science

St. Thomas University invites applications for an instructor to teach the following course in Fredericton:


Semester 2: (January to April 2021)

POLS 3423B Politics and Society in Russia and Eurasia, TTH 4:00 PM – 5:20 PM

This course examines politics and society in Russia and Eurasia, focusing on the post-communist transitions, Russia's relations with other post-Soviet states, and the nexus between domestic and international politics of the region. (Maximum enrolment: 30)


St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,900.  Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds three Canada Research Chairs.


A PhD in Political Science or a cognate discipline is preferred; a Master’s degree is required. Each applicant is to submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Thomas Bateman, Chair, Department of Political Science, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to


Closing date: August 7, 2020, or when the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.


An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.