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Assistant Professor, American Politics-Institutions

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Please apply electronically at https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTU4. Review of applications will begin on September 19, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor, American Politics-Institutions
Department Name 14203-Political Science
Position Number 0002762
Position Details

The Department of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh is conducting a search for an Assistant Professor in American Politics, pending budgetary approval. Qualified candidates should have a primary research program that focuses on the study of American political institutions. Priority will be given to candidates whose work bridges two or more institutions (legislative, executive, or judicial), and also have both strong analytical and methodological skills. We strongly encourage applications from candidates whose research intersects the study of institutions and issues related to diversity and/or inclusion.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand or expected by the end of the summer, 2017. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, two or three writing samples, teaching evaluations (if available), and a minimum of three letters of reference; references will receive email notification with instructions about submitting their letters.

Application Process

Please apply electronically at https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTU4. Review of applications will begin on September 19, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 09/01/2016
Open Until Filled No
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