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Assistant Professor in Political Institutions

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Department of Political Science and International Relations (POIR) in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in political institutions that is anticipated to begin in the fall of 2022. We seek a scholar specializing in political institutions. Subfield specialization could be in American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and/or research methods.

A strong commitment to research is expected. The candidate must have completed a Ph.D. by the appointment date. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page.  Required materials for upload include a CV, letter of interest, sample research paper(s), statement of research interests, the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference, and official graduate transcripts. Send inquiries to   Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

REQ20106081 Posted Date: 08/31/2021

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