Political Science, Vanderbilt University

Position ID:Vandy-PSCI-VU-FQMT [#7678]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Nashville, Tennessee 37203, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Political Science / Statistics, Methodology, Quantitative Methods
Starting Date:2017/08/16
Appl Deadline:2016/09/15 finished (posted 2016/08/19, finished 2017/04/06, listed until 2017/10/15)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Political Science, Vanderbilt University has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University invites applications from outstanding political scientists with expertise in formal or quantitative methods for appointment as Associate or Full Professor. Candidates must possess strong theoretical and empirical skills, and have a demonstrated record of contributing to prominent substantive debates in political science and/or positive political economy. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in mentoring junior colleagues who employ formal theory in their own scholarship, and must be able and willing to assist in teaching quantitative methods and/or formal political theory at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates who are interested in expanding course offerings within the department and broader college, as part of a college-wide effort to cultivate multidisciplinary curriculum in quantitative analyses are particularly attractive. Priority will be given to interesting research that builds synergies within the department. To enhance its growing scholarly reputation, the Department encourages applications from the best possible candidates, especially those who can contribute to its focus on substantively important political issues and who have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The appointment will begin Fall 2017. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. The Committee will begin reviewing files as early as September 1, 2016. To assure full consideration, complete applications should be received by September 15, 2016, but earlier applications are welcomed and interviews or campus lectures may be scheduled at any time. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Vanderbilt University is committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of exceptional faculty. Vanderbilt is an AA/EO employer and particularly encourages applications from minorities and women.

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230 Appleton Place
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Nashville, TN 37203-5721

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