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Assistant Professor in Political Institutions

Assistant Professor in Political Institutions

The Department of Political Science and International Relations (POIR) in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in political institutions that is anticipated to begin in the fall of 2022. We seek a scholar specializing in political institutions. Subfield specialization could be in American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and/or research methods.

 

A strong commitment to research is expected. The candidate must have completed a Ph.D. by the appointment date. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

 

To be considered, applicants must submit an electronic application by following this link: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assistant-professor-in-political-institutions/1209/13635024640 . Required materials for upload include a CV, letter of interest, sample research paper(s), statement of research interests, the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference, and official graduate transcripts. Send inquiries to poir@usc.edu.   Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.

 

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance

Assistant Professor in Black Politics and/or Indigenous Politics

Assistant Professor in Black Politics and/or Indigenous Politics

The Department of Political Science and International Relations (POIR) in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Black politics and/or Indigenous politics that is anticipated to begin in the fall of 2022. We seek a scholar specializing in Black politics and/or Indigenous politics who will contribute to the research fields of American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and/or research methods in POIR. The scholar will also contribute to the department’s strengths in race, ethnicity, and politics.

 

A strong commitment to research and undergraduate and graduate education is expected. The candidate must have completed a Ph.D. by the appointment date. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

 

To be considered, applicants must submit an electronic application by following this link: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assistant-professor-in-black-politics-and-or-indigenous-politics/1209/13611949936 . Required materials for upload include a CV, letter of interest, sample research paper(s), statement of research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference, and official graduate transcripts. Send inquiries to poir@usc.edu. Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.

 

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance

Part-Time, Teaching-Track Faculty Positions in Political Science and International Relations

Part-Time, Teaching-Track Faculty Positions in Political Science and International Relations

The Department of Political Science and International Relations in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California invites applications for part-time, teaching faculty positions for the 2021-2022 academic year. The position is open to the ranks of Lecturers, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Teaching), Adjunct Associate Professor (Teaching), Adjunct Professor (Teaching), Assistant Professor of the Practice, Associate Professor of the Practice, Professor of the Practice, Assistant Professor (Teaching), Associate Professor (Teaching), and Professor (Teaching).

Qualifications: Must have completed PhD in a relevant field and demonstrated teaching excellence in the subject area.

Application Materials:

– Cover Letter
– Curriculum Vitae
– Teaching Evaluations
– The names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference (referees should speak to teaching abilities)

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/part-time-teaching-track-faculty-positions-in-political-science-and-international-relations/1209/13364319840 .

For additional information please contact:

Cathy Ballard, Senior Administrator
Department of Political Science and International Relations
Von KleinSmid Center 327
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0044
POIR.requests@dornsife.usc.edu

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.