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Assistant Professor, Comparative Politics

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the field of Comparative Politics. We are open to exact region of specialization, but please note that our existing Faculty already cover Europe, Eurasia and East Asia. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the Comparative Politics field survey. We are open to all topics of research, but encourage applications from scholars with an interest in social movements, protest and resistance, ethnic politics and/or nationalism. 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 community.  Applicants must have completed the PhD, show exceptional promise in their scholarship (hold the prospect of publication in major refereed journals and with major university presses), and have demonstrated excellence in teaching at or beyond the level of teaching assistant.

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. Applicants should submit application materials as pdf files to http://careers.barnard.edu/postings/976. Completed applications should be submitted by October 1, 2014.

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage women and candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.