Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Political TheoryLocation:
Philadelphia, PAOpen Date:
Aug 22, 2022Description:
The Political Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Political Theory. The search is open with regard to specialization in the subfield. Candidates with wide-ranging research agendas on such topics as justice, freedom, liberation, power, and various forms of inequality such as race, gender, class, and sexuality are especially encouraged to apply. We particularly seek candidates with a strong commitment to teaching and to a scholarly community shaped by values of excellence and diversity.
The appointment will begin on July 1, 2023. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is expected at the start of the appointment. Candidates should submit a vita, cover letter, research statement, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to http://apply.interfolio.com/112084
Review of applications will begin on September 30th and continue until the line has been filled.
The Department of Political Science is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating an intellectually vibrant, culturally inclusive, and academically diverse community of faculty, and we welcome applications from scholars of diverse backgrounds and those historically under-represented in the academy (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html).
The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Please contact Kelly Quinn at [email protected] or 215-898-7815 for questions regarding the application process.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
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