Barnard College is a highly selective liberal arts college for women, affiliated with Columbia University. The Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor in the field of American Politics. We are open to exact area of specialization, but are searching for a candidate who can help develop our American Politics subfield and provide essential course offerings. We are especially interested in applicants who can make connections to at least one of Barnard's many interdisciplinary programs and establish professional networks in the broader New York and/or Washington DC policy communities. Applicants must have completed the PhD, show exceptional promise in their scholarship (hold the prospect of publication in major refereed journals and as a university press book in political science), and have demonstrated excellence in teaching at or beyond the level of teaching assistant. Completed applications should be postmarked by October 1, 2013. Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and individuals from underrepresented groups. Applications should include a cover letter describing research and teaching interests; a curriculum vitae; one dissertation chapter or published writing sample; an official graduate transcript; teaching evaluations; syllabi for courses taught independently (or potential courses the applicant would like to teach; and three letters of recommendation. Please send TO: Search Committee Chair, American Politics Search, Department of Political Science, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027-6598.