Harvard University, Department of Government

Position Description: The Department of Government seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in Political Science, with a strong preference for scholars specializing in American Politics and/or Quantitative Methods. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2022. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 1, 2021; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

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, 2021.

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. A statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
7. Writing samples and publications, if applicable.

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.

To apply for this job please visit academicpositions.harvard.edu.