Assistant or Associate Professor in Comparative Politics
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 209757
The Political Science Department at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, anticipates hiring a comparative politics scholar (Assistant or Associate rank) whose research focuses on the Global South (South Asia, Africa, or Latin America) to begin September 1, 2024, subject to availability of funding. A Ph.D. in Political Science or a related field is required by September 1, 2024. The ideal candidate would have strong methodological skills and would be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses on the politics of specific regions of the Global South, introduction to comparative politics (both undergraduate and graduate), and other courses in the field of comparative politics related to their research expertise.
Candidates should submit the following materials: (1) c.v.; (2) cover letter; (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) a writing sample; (6) a diversity statement addressing ways in which their research, teaching, or service will contribute to Rutgers's commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusiveness (broadly construed); (7) three confidential letters of recommendation. The materials should be uploaded to:https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/209757
As one of 34 public US institutions that belong to the Association of American Universities, Rutgers is among the leading research universities in the US and Canada. Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, with a historic commitment to diversity. The Political Science Department is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.
Review of applicants will begin on October 15, 2023, and continue until the job is filled.
All job offers are contingent upon successful pre-employment background screening prior to commencement of employment.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A Ph.D. in Political Science or a related field is required by September 1, 2024.
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