Duke University, Department of Political Science

Position ID:Duke-Department of Political Science-APCPE [#25592]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Comparative Political Economy
Appl Deadline:2023/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/06, listed until 2023/12/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Political Science at Duke University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Comparative Political Economy to begin on July 1, 2024. Candidates are expected to demonstrate theoretical creativity and empirical acumen in research and teaching. The search committee is particularly interested in scholars studying comparative (including historical) political and economic development, the causes and consequences of economic inequalities or such topics as the political consequences of technological change, the political economy of climate change, and the political economy of the digital revolution.


Applicants should submit a letter of interest, along with a curriculum vitae, a statement describing their research agenda in no more than three pages, graduate school transcripts, two writing samples, a teaching statement covering evidence of teaching excellence, a statement on how they would contribute to advancing the university’s diversity mission, as explained below, and three letters of recommendation. All application materials should be submitted electronically using the following site: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/25592. Address correspondence through that portal to: Professor Timur Kuran, Chair of Political Economy Search Committee, Department of Political Science, 140 Science Drive, 208 Gross Hall, Box 90204, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0204.


Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.


Duke University and its Department of Political Science are strongly committed to advancing inclusive excellence through research, teaching, and service. A diverse faculty – defined broadly to cover identities, lived experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints – is essential to learning and creativity within our scholarly community. To achieve this goal, all members of the community must feel valued and welcome, their contributions must be respected, and their voices must be heard.  Every member of our community is expected to uphold these values. We seek to hire faculty who are passionate about working to advance the participation and success of individuals from various backgrounds and communities. 




Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
Professor Timur Kuran, Chair of Political Economy Search Committee
Department of Political Science
140 Science Drive, 208 Gross Hall
Box 90204, Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0204.