Vanderbilt University, Political Science

Position ID:Vandy-PSCI-VU-AP [#22284]
Position Title: Junior Comparative Politics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Nashville, Tennessee 37203, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Comparative Politics / Asia
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/08/09, finished 2023/08/12)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University invites applications from outstanding political scientists with a specialization in comparative politics for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor. The department is committed to building an intellectually vibrant, culturally inclusive, and academically diverse community of exceptional faculty. Qualifications We will give priority to important research that builds synergies within the department, and across other units at Vanderbilt University. We are especially interested in receiving applications from scholars whose work addresses issues related to democratic development, political economy, and/or identity politics. We likewise welcome applications from scholars who specialize in Asia and/or Eastern Europe, to help facilitate scholarship and curricular bridges between the Department of Political Science and the Vanderbilt Asian Studies Department and/or the Max Kade Center for European and German Studies. Candidates able to assist in graduate training in quantitative methods, formal theory, or other methods should indicate those competencies. The appointment will begin Fall 2023. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. The Committee will begin reviewing files as early as September 1, 2022. To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit complete applications by September 15, 2022, but we welcome earlier applications and we may schedule formal interviews at any time. We will accept applications until we fill the position. Among the qualifications required for hire is the Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 1, 2023. Application Instructions Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a writing sample, teaching evaluations (if applicable), a diversity statement, and three letters of reference electronically via Interfolio here: . 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.

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Further Info:
230 Appleton Place
PMB 505
Nashville, TN 37203-5721