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 2020)

POLS 4903A Capstone Seminar, TH 4:00 PM – 6:50 PM

This course is intended to serve as a capstone seminar for majors and Honours students in Political Science. The course is an investigation of the perennial issues involved in the study of politics. We shall examine critically the dominant approaches in Political Science with the aim of understanding how the method utilized affects the substance of any account of political phenomena. (Maximum enrolment: 15)


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 two Canada Research Chairs.


A PhD 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. Shaun Narine, Chair, Political Science, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to


Closing date: June 13, 2019, 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.