Boston University, Department of Political Science

Position ID:BU-Department of Political Science-VSASTP [#24375]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Political Science / American Politics
Appl Deadline:2023/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/02/21, finished 2023/09/16, listed until 2023/08/21)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Political Science at Boston University invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable position in American politics, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, for the 2023–24 academic year. We are especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching focus on Congress and/or judicial politics, though we welcome all applicants regardless of specialization within American politics. The candidate will teach two courses each semester.


Candidates should have PhD in hand by the time of appointment and evidence of excellent teaching credentials. To ensure full consideration, please submit the following materials by March 15th: cover letter, CV, sample syllabi, research statement, teaching statement, diversity statement, sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of reference. In the diversity statement, applicants should demonstrate past/current or outline future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and/or outreach. Please submit applications via

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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Further Info:
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232 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215