Assistant Professor in International Relations – International Political Economy

Jul 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications and nominations for a tenure-stream faculty position at the assistant professor level in the field of international relations with specialization in international political economy, to begin in the fall term of 2018 (authorization pending). A PhD in political science or related discipline is expected at the time of appointment.  The successful candidate will have research and teaching interests in international political economy and the ability to contribute to GSPIA’s core teaching in public and international affairs. Applications from qualified candidates with research and teaching interests in East Asia and/or international trade are especially welcome.  In their application materials, candidates are encouraged to emphasize qualifications that make them well-suited to serve on the faculty of a professional school. 

Qualified applicants can submit their materials online through email attachments (see email address below).  Submitted materials should include a letter of application describing the applicant’s research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, two samples of scholarly writing, three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations (if available):

Search Committee Chair


c/o Mary Ann Gebet, Executive Assistant to the Dean


Graduate School of Public and International Affairs


3407 Posvar Hall


Pittsburgh, PA 15260


Applications must be received by September 15, 2017 to receive full consideration.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to a diverse and inclusive community and to maintaining a work and educational environment that is free of all forms of discrimination. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.