Political Science, Vanderbilt University

Position ID:Vandy-PSCI-VU-VAP [#8958]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Nashville, Tennessee 37203, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / Political Theory
Starting Date:2017/08/16
Appl Deadline:2017/03/24 finished (posted 2017/03/01, listed until 2017/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Political Science, Vanderbilt University has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Political Theory

The Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University invites applications from outstanding political scientists with a specialization in Political Theory for an appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor. We are particularly interested in candidates able to offer courses in the history of political thought. The ability to offer our introductory course on Justice is a plus. Visiting Assistant Professors will be invited to teach at least one course in their area of expertise, to share work in progress in our Social and Political Thought Workshop, and to participate in the intellectual life of the department more generally. The appointment will begin Fall 2017. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. The Department will begin reviewing files as early as March 1, 2017. To assure full consideration, complete applications should be received by March 24, 2017, but earlier applications are welcomed and interviews may be scheduled at any time. The Department will accept applications until the position is filled. Among the qualifications required for hire is the Ph.D. in hand or expected by Fall 2017.

Vanderbilt is an AA/EO employer. We particularly encourage applications from minorities and women.

All applicants can apply for this position by submitting a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a writing sample, teaching evaluations (if applicable), and three letters of reference electronically at Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8958).

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Nashville, TN 37203-5721

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