Tenure-Track Professor of Government, Formal Theory

Massachusetts, United States
Sunday, 22 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Faculty of Arts and Sciences



Position Description

The Department of Government seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor. The position is in Formal Theory. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree in Political Science or related disciplines required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu). The Committee will begin reviewing applications on September 15, 2019.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
  4. Research statement
  5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas
  6. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
  7. Writing samples and publications, if applicable.

Contact Information

Nataliya Khrustalova Gray, Department of Government, Harvard University, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.

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