Assistant Professor of Political Science / Political Economy

University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy Studies

United States

The Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago invites applicants for tenure-track faculty positions in Political Science or Political Economy at the Assistant Professor level. The search is open with respect to subfield. Applicants are expected to complete a Ph.D. by July 31, 2021 and demonstrate strong promise for a scholarly career.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio academic job board at: Applicants are required to submit: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) two letters of recommendation, 3) one writing sample, and 4) no more than one-page abstract from their job market paper or dissertation. Applicants may also submit additional optional documents such as: a cover letter, research statement, additional writing sample, and/or a third letter of reference. Review of applicants will begin on September 26, 2020. No applications will be accepted after May 1, 2021.

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