Job Openings

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in Comparative Politics at the rank of assistant professor. This position is pending final budgetary approval.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have an active, theoretically‐oriented research agenda as evidenced by working papers or publications, and be able to teach graduate and undergraduate courses as indicated by research presentations and/or teaching assessments. The Department expects applicants to have strong substantive and methodological training, as demonstrated by completed coursework, but has no preferred methodological approach. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or doctoral degree in Political Science or a related field. ABDs will be considered but must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by the date of appointment.

Application Procedure: To apply please complete an online faculty application and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching/research interest (including a summary of teaching evaluations, if available), and sample publications. In addition, please send at least three letters of recommendation to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin on 09/17/2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. 

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply.

Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.