Vanderbilt University, Political Science

Position ID:Vandy-PSCI-VU-AP1 [#22285]
Position Title: Junior American Politics & Asian-American Politics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Nashville, Tennessee 37203, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Political Science / American Politics
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 American political behavior for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor. We are especially interested in receiving applications from scholars whose work engages with questions related to Asian-American politics and policy, to help facilitate scholarship and curricular bridges between the Department of Political Science and the Vanderbilt Asian Studies Department. Qualifications The ideal candidate will hold a joint appointment in Political Science and Asian Studies. 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. We will give priority to important research that builds synergies within the Political Science Department, and between the Department and the Asian Studies Department. 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 at: . 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. EEO Statement In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments 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. Requests for information, inquiries or complaints should be directed to these offices: • Complaints of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment and related retaliation, should be directed to the university’s Title IX Coordinator in the Title IX Office: Telephone 615-343-9004; email; online reporting form; additional information: • Student Access receives student requests for accommodations: Telephone 615-343-9727; email; online The Equal Opportunity and Access Office (EOA) receives all other complaints of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and requests for accommodations: Telephone 615-343-9336; email; online reporting form; additional information:

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