Assistant Professor of Political Science/Comparative Politics-International Relations (2 Year)



Job description

Grinnell, IA

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a two-year appointment in comparative politics and/or international relations beginning Fall 2019. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Expertise open to all regions except Africa, Europe and the Post-Communist region. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to, social movements, political violence, gender and politics, or international or comparative political economy (IPE or CPE). The teaching schedule of five courses/year over two semesters will likely include Introduction to Political Science, two intermediate courses, and a seminar.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 10, 2019.

How to apply

Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a sample of written scholarly work and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Gemma Sala, at [] or 641-269-3173.

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