Brandeis University, Politics Department- Assistant Professor of Politics

Brandeis University
  • Location
    Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 21

Position description

The Department of Politics at Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track position in International Relations at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in academic year 2025-2026. This position is subject to budget approval. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests focus on one or more of these areas: international conflict and cooperation; foreign policy; national security; and war and peace. Duties include the teaching of undergraduate courses in International Relations, including Introduction to International Relations, one or more courses on a topic listed above, and more specialized offerings; undergraduate thesis advising; and departmental and university service.

The course load is two courses per semester.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2025. Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; a statement of research and teaching interests (including potential course offerings and, where available, syllabi and student evaluations); a statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion; two chapters or article-length writing samples; and names and contact information for three referees.

Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and service. In the statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion, applicants should address how their experiences, interests,
commitments, or future goals could promote and build departmental and institutional pluralism, justice, and unity.

Application instructions

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