The Department of Political Science at Northwestern University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the internal and/or external politics of China, with an expected start of Fall 2023. Expertise in all approaches and topics of research will be considered seriously, but preference will be given to those working on areas of political economy; foreign investment; environmental politics; the politics of communication, information, and data; law, society and politics; and regional security. Successful candidates will teach a combination of graduate and undergraduate courses, as well as participate in departmental activities and service. Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required; however, ABD applicants who anticipate completion of the doctorate by Fall 2023 will be considered.
Applicants must provide a curriculum vitae, cover letter, writing sample, research statement, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants will have the option to upload additional writing samples. Finalists will be required to submit graduate transcripts. Applications and supporting documents will be accepted only by online submission using Northwestern University’s Faculty Recruiting Portal. Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required; however, ABD applicants who anticipate completion of the doctorate by Fall 2023 will be considered. Consideration of files will begin on October 1st and will continue until the position is filled. All applications received by October 15th will be given priority. To apply for the role, please visit this web page.
For inquiries about job advertisements or the application process, please contact Stephen Monteiro, Business Administrator in the Political Science Department.
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