Columbia University

Columbia University’s Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in American politics with a focus in the area of race and inequality.

We are especially interested in candidates whose work examines aspects of criminal justice from a variety of methodological approaches, including formal theory. The position is at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2022.

Ph.D. required at the time of appointment. Candidates will be expected to sustain an active research and publication agenda and teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs.

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s online recruiting platform:

Application Instructions Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on September 7, 2021, and will continue to consider applications until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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