Assistant Professor of Latin American Politics
Position DetailsPosting ID:16069Position Title:Assistant Professor of Latin American PoliticsCategory:Tenure-trackDepartment:GovernmentDepartment URL:http://www.claremontmckenna.edu/govt/Description:The Department of Government of Claremont McKenna College (CMC) invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the assistant professor level, in the subfield of comparative politics with a Latin American politics focus, beginning July 1, 2022. A qualified candidate would have a PhD in political science in hand or a nearly completed doctoral dissertation, and the capacity to teach core courses in comparative politics, Mexican politics, and other courses within the subfield of Latin American politics.
The candidate must have demonstrated ability to maintain an active, high quality research program and the highest standards of excellence in teaching. The teaching load at CMC is two courses per semester. Procedures
and Timetable:All applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, detailed research statement, and a statement regarding teaching philosophy. Letters of recommendation are required from three or more references and should evaluate the candidate’s research and teaching. Applications must be submitted electronically.
The review of applications will begin October 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.
CMC is a highly selective undergraduate institution ranked among the top liberal arts colleges nationally. It is part of The Claremont Colleges, which also includes Pomona College, Scripps College, Harvey Mudd College, Pitzer College, Claremont Graduate University, and Keck Graduate Institute. Combined, the members of The Claremont Colleges have more than 6,000 students. Claremont is located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
Given our commitment to cultivating a challenging and inclusive educational environment, we seek candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to teaching, mentoring, and inspiring students representing a broad range of socioeconomic backgrounds, political opinion, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, and religions.
Claremont McKenna College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, strongly committed to diversity, and encourages applications from the broadest range of individuals.