Political Science, Vanderbilt University

Position ID:Vandy-PSCI-VU-OPENRANK [#11614]
Position Title: Open Rank Position in American Politics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Nashville, Tennessee 37203, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / American Politics
Appl Deadline:2018/09/15 (posted 2018/08/10, listed until 2018/12/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University invites applications from outstanding political scientists specializing in the study of American Politics for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor or a tenured appointment at the Associate or Full Professor rank. The department is committed to building an intellectually vibrant, culturally inclusive, and academically diverse community of exceptional faculty. The appointment is open with respect to empirical approach and area of expertise. We will give priority to important research that builds synergies within the department. Candidates able to assist in graduate training in quantitative methods or formal theory should indicate those competencies. The appointment will begin Fall 2019. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. The Committee will begin reviewing files as early as September 1, 2018. To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit complete applications by September 15, 2018, but we welcome earlier applications and we may schedule formal interviews at any time. We will accept applications until we fill the position.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a writing sample, and teaching evaluations (if applicable). Applicants for a non-tenured position should submit three letters of reference electronically via Interfolio at this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/53095


Among the qualifications required for hire is the Ph.D. in hand or expected by August, 2019.

EEO Statement

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990,the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Executive Order 11246, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act, and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, as amended, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, Vanderbilt University does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, covered veterans status, or genetic information in its administration of educational policies, programs, or activities; admissions policies; scholarship and loan programs; athletic or other university-administered programs; or employment. In addition, the university does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their gender expression consistent with the university’s nondiscrimination policy. Inquiries or complaints should be directed to Anita J. Jenious, J.D., Director and Title IX Coordinator; the Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Disability Services Department; Baker Building; PMB 401809, 2301 Vanderbilt Place; Nashville, TN 37240-1809. Telephone (615) 322-4705 (V/TDD); FAX (615) 343-4969.

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Postal Mail:
230 Appleton Place
Nashville, TN 37203
Web Page: http://apply.interfolio.com/53095

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