Vanderbilt University, Political Science

Position ID:Vandy-PSCI-VU-CP [#19023]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Nashville, Tennessee 37203, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Political Science / Comparative Politics
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/07/26, finished 2022/07/30, listed until 2022/01/26)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University invites applications from outstanding political scientists with a specialization in comparative political behavior for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor. The 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. We will give priority to important research that builds synergies within the department, and across other units at Vanderbilt University.

We are especially interested in receiving applications from scholars whose work addresses issues related to democratic development, political economy, and/or identity politics. Candidates able to assist in graduate training in survey methods, quantitative methods, formal theory, or other methods should indicate those competencies. 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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