Boston University, Department of Political Science

Position ID:BU-Department of Political Science-VSASTP [#27226]
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 / International Relations
Appl Deadline:2024/03/10 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/23, listed until 2024/08/22)
Position Description:    

* this map is a best-effort approximation. Open in Google Maps directly.

The Department of Political Science at Boston University invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable position in International Relations, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, for the 2024–25 academic year. The search is open with respect to specific substantive focus and methodological orientation. The successful candidate will teach 2 undergraduate and/or graduate courses each semester and will hold a PhD at the start of the appointment.

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following materials by March 10, 2024: 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

BU conducts a background check on all final candidates for certain faculty and staff positions. The background check includes contacting the final candidate’s current and previous employer(s) to ask whether, in the last seven years, there has been a substantiated finding of misconduct violating that employer’s applicable sexual misconduct policies. To implement this process, the University requires a final candidate to complete and sign the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” after execution of an offer letter.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
232 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215