The Department of Government in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2018. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2018.
The Department is looking to hire someone who studies legislative institutions in the subfield of American politics. The Department is especially interested in candidates who have a substantive interest in critical policy issues of the day, such as representation, voting rights, economic policy, human security, urban policy, and immigration.
Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled, subject to ongoing budgetary approval. Please submit applications via: http://apply.interfolio.com/43149. Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, recent teaching evaluations (when possible) and three letters of recommendation. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
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