Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Political Science - International Relations

California, United States
Competitive Salary
Sep 11, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Political Science at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in International Relations with a specialization in the area of conflict broadly defined. Areas of focus could include interstate or intrastate conflict, or the interaction between them. We are seeking candidates with strong theoretical and methodological skills.

Applications will be accepted on-line at Candidates should upload a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a statement describing their research interests, sample publications or an article-length writing sample, a statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and a statement of teaching accomplishments and philosophy.  Applicants will also be asked to provide three to five letters of reference through the online recruitment system.  A Ph.D. or evidence that the degree would be complete by the time of the appointment start date is required.  The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2021.  Applications must be received by October 9, 2020 to guarantee initial full consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

This recruitment is conducted at the assistant rank.  The resulting hire will be at the assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications.  If you experience technical problems in uploading your application material please contact our Academic Personnel Coordinator, Angus Chang, at

The University of California, Davis and the Department of Political Science are interested in candidates committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion that are embedded within our Principles of Community . The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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