Brandeis University, Politics Department

Position ID:Brandeis-Politics-ASTP [#17732]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Politics
International Relations / International Security
Starting Date:2021/07/01
Appl Deadline:2021/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/12/07, finished 2021/05/10, listed until 2021/06/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Politics at Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track position in International Relations at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in academic year 2021-2022. This position is subject to budget approval. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests focus on International Security. Duties include the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in International Relations, including Introduction to International Relations and U.S. Foreign Policy (or U.S. National Security); undergraduate thesis advising; graduate student advising; doctoral dissertation supervision; and university and departmental service. The course load is two courses per semester. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2021. Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; a statement of research and teaching interests (including potential course offerings and, where available, syllabi and student evaluations); three letters of reference; a statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion; and two chapters or article-length writing samples. Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and service. In the statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion, applicants should address how their experiences, interests, commitments, or future goals could promote and build departmental and institutional pluralism, justice, and unity. Only online applications will be accepted. Application materials may be uploaded here: First consideration will be given to applications received by 31 January 2021. Questions about the position can be directed to: Kerry Chase (, Chair, Search Committee on International Relations. At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.

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Further Info:
Department of Politics
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453