Boston University, Department of Political Science

Position ID:BU-Department of Political Science-ASTP [#22336]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Political Science / Political Theory, Political Thought, Race and Ethnic Politics
Appl Deadline:2022/09/23 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/15, finished 2023/03/04, listed until 2023/02/15)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Political Science at Boston University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Political Theory. We are especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching focus on the history of political thought; race, ethnicity, or indigeneity; and/or the politics of colonialism and/or imperialism. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2023. The successful candidate will hold a PhD at the start of the appointment. The holder of this position will teach undergraduates and graduate students. Please submit a letter of interest to  The application must also include: a curriculum vitae; separate statements about research, teaching, and your capacity to promote diversity and inclusion; a writing sample; and three references. Completed applications are due on September 23, 2022.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

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232 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215