School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University

Position ID:ASU-SPGS-ASSTPROF [#1844]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Location:Tempe, Arizona 85287-3902, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / Comparative Politics
Appl Deadline:2012/10/19 finished (posted 2012/09/07, finished 2013/01/17, listed until 2012/12/28)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University seeks candidates for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level (Job Order 10159) in Political Science in the areas of political participation, political parties and democratization. The position is in Comparative Politics. The position is open with respect to methodology and regions of the world, with the exception of Western Europe. The successful candidate will teach courses in Comparative Politics, conduct research, and provide service to the School and students. Desired start date: August 16, 2013.

Required qualifications: candidates must be able to demonstrate rank- appropriate experience in research and teaching, ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate classes in Comparative Politics and in their substantive fields of focus, and have a Ph.D. in political science by the time of the appointment. Desired qualifications: promise of excellence in research in Comparative Politics; promise of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; promise of ability to generate external funding; evidence of a theoretically driven and methodologically sophisticated research agenda; and ability to teach advanced graduate methods.

The application deadline is October 19, 2012; if not filled then the 1st of each month thereafter until the search is closed. A complete application must include the following: a letter of application stating qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests; a complete curriculum vita; graduate school transcripts; three letters of recommendation; and two writing samples of research. All application materials must be received by the deadline and sent to We will not accept any mailed applicant material, including reference letters; this is an online, paperless search. A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
School of Politics and Global Studies
PO Box 873902
Tempe, AZ 85287-3902

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