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The University of Rochester’s Department of Political Science and the Frederick Douglass Institute for African & African-American Studies invite applications from candidates working on Black politics, broadly construed, for a tenure-track or tenured position at the assistant or associate professor rank, starting July 1, 2023. This hire is part of a multi-year initiative to bolster the department’s profile in the study of race and ethnic politics. The primary appointment will be in the Department of Political Science, with a joint appointment in the Frederick Douglass Institute. The position is part of a School of Arts and Sciences cluster initiative focused on hiring scholars who do path-breaking research in Black Studies. Research addressing critical issues pertaining to the African Diaspora is supported, in part, by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies: https://www.sas.rochester.edu/aas/. Tenure upon appointment for qualified senior candidates may be granted, contingent on favorable review of the candidate’s dossier by the department, the dean of arts & sciences, and the provost.

All applications should include a letter of interest, C.V., research statement, teaching statement, and samples of written work. Candidates for a position at the rank of assistant professor should also include letters of recommendation, and candidates without a prior tenure-track appointment should include a graduate transcript. The University of Rochester is firmly committed to advancing equity and fostering an inclusive and diverse community. We ask candidates to include a statement detailing their past work and future plans for achieving these goals.

Materials should be submitted online at: www.rochester.edu/faculty-recruiting. For more information on the University of Rochester Political Science Department, go to: http://www.sas.rochester.edu/psc/. We will begin reviewing applications on September 23, 2022.

The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

To apply for this job please visit www.rochester.edu.