Vanderbilt University, Political Science

Position ID:Vandy-PSCI-VU-APDS1 [#19022]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Nashville, Tennessee 37203, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / Peace and Conflict Studies
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/07/26, finished 2022/05/07)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University invites applications from outstanding political scientists specializing in the political economy of conflict for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor. The appointment is open with respect to substantive subfield. This position is part of a broader multi-year faculty hiring initiative in the data sciences.

Successful candidates will have an affiliation with Vanderbilt's multi-disciplinary Data Science Institute and will be expected to contribute to the research and teaching mission of the institute—especially to teach within the MA program in Data Science; and ideally to foster research collaborations with existing faculty across academic departments working on data science-related topics. The political science department is committed to building an intellectually vibrant, culturally inclusive, and academically diverse community of exceptional faculty. 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. The appointment will begin Fall 2022. Salary and benefits are highly competitive. The Committee will begin reviewing files as early as September 1, 2021. To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit complete applications by September 15, 2021, 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, 2022.

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 at: .

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