Assistant Professor

Job description

Job ID 27940
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The Department of Political Science and the Truman School of Public Affairs invite applications for an assistant professor position focused on Korean politics and public policy, to begin in the Fall Semester of 2019. Competitive applicants will have a clear research agenda, strong theoretical orientation, excellent methodological skills, ability to publish in highly ranked journals and academic presses, and potential for effective teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Additional expectations include active engagement with the University of Missouri Institute for Korean Studies and facilitation of connections between the University of Missouri and Korea.


Applicants from all subfields of political science, public policy and public management whose research has an emphasis on Korea are encouraged to apply. An earned doctorate in political science, public policy, public affairs or a related field is required at the time of appointment.

Application Deadline

Application review begins on October 15.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Posted: 11/24/2018
Application Due: 1/23/2019
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