Stanford University, Political Science Department
The Department of Political Science at Stanford invites applications for an open rank, tenure line, position for scholars who study race in American society. This search is part of a university-wide initiative in which Stanford seeks to hire as many as 10 strong researchers and scholars who study the significance of race in American society, including the nature and persistence of racial inequality and its consequences. Stanford seeks to support, deepen, and enhance the important research and teaching in these areas long underway on our campus. Appointments may be made in the following schools and departments: Stanford Law School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Education, and the following departments within the School of Humanities and Sciences: Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, History, and Religious Studies. Rank is open, although a majority of the appointments are expected to be made at the assistant professor level. At the senior level, we are particularly interested in candidates with an active program of research in progress and for established scholars to have outstanding records of achievement in developing or using innovative approaches in the broad areas of their discipline. A strong commitment to excellent teaching is essential.
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2020 but the department may consider applications after this date. Candidates are invited to apply online via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16835
with a cover letter describing academic background and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, samples of recent scholarship and a research statement of no more than three pages. Applicants for a non-tenured position should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted directly online by October 15, 2020.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
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