Tenure-Track Professor of Government

Massachusetts, United States
06 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Tenure-Track Professor of Government - Open Field

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Government/FAS

Position Description

The Department of Government seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor.

The position is open with respect to subfields of political science, with special interest in research focusing on democratic dysfunction, international insecurity, unequal development, or collective action problems in any area of the world or without a specific area focus. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. 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, 2018.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
  4. Research statement
  5. 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.
  6. Writing samples and publications, if applicable.

Contact Information

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

Contact Email nkhrustalova@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 10 

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