The College of Social Science at Michigan State University seeks candidates for a 9-month academic year, tenure system position in Comparative Politics. We are looking to hire an Assistant Professor, preferably at a more advanced level. As part of a new initiative on Minority Politics, we seek applicants whose research and teaching (graduate and undergraduate) falls in the politics of identity and representation (related to ethnicity, race, religion, caste, tribe, region, gender, sexual orientation, and/or class) in a comparative context. The position is open with regard to regional specialization, social scientific disciplinary training, and tenure home within the College of Social Science. A successful candidate will have evidence of securing external funding, a record of publishing high quality research, a strong future research agenda, and a documented commitment to teaching. The position begins August 16, 2019.
The closing date for applications is September 30, 2018, though later applications may be accepted if the search remains open.
Interested candidates must apply for this position via the Michigan State University Applicant Page (MAP). Please access the MAP system at https://careers.msu.edu, posting number 515382. Please submit your curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a research statement, one sample of your written work, a teaching statement, and a diversity and inclusion statement. Applicants should arrange for at least three reference letters to be submitted.
MSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applicants and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Please contact Ani Sarkissian (email@example.com), chair of the search committee, with any questions.
A successful candidate will have evidence of securing external funding, a record of publishing high quality research, a strong future research agenda, and a documented commitment to teaching.
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