Assistant Professor - Comparative Politics

Clemson, SC
Sep 18, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Clemson University: College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences: Political Science
Assistant Professor - Comparative Politics

Location: Brackett 232

The Department of Political Science at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin in August 2018. The successful candidate will have a specialization in Comparative Politics that does not duplicate the existing strengths of the department. We especially seek candidates who demonstrate rigorous analytical research and the ability to teach the department's undergraduate methods course. In addition to maintaining an active research agenda, the successful candidate will reflect the department's commitment to quality undergraduate teaching. Clemson University is the land-grant university for the state of South Carolina and is located within the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains 30 miles southwest of Greenville. The Department offers a BA and BS in Political Science and a Ph.D. in Policy Studies.


A Ph.D. in Political Science by the time of employment is required.


To apply, upload the following to Interfolio: a letter of interest, CV, transcripts of graduate work, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching performance. Applications received by October 16, 2017 are assured full consideration. For inquiries, please contact Professor Jeff Peake at

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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