Assistant Professor in Identity and Politics

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The Department of Political Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Identity and Politics at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August 2021. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand or have fulfilled all requirements for the degree by the start of the appointment. The position is open with respect to subfield.

Candidates' scholarship should examine racial, ethnic, and/or indigenous studies. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, how identity should be conceptualized; how identities are represented politically; the intersection of racial and ethnic identities with other identities; race and public policy; and how the politics of race and ethnicity affects democratic governance.

Marquette University, an EOE that values diversity, is a Jesuit, Catholic university with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. We seek candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's Mission Statement, which can be found at Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

We seek a colleague with a record demonstrating the potential for excellent teaching and research. Faculty are expected to conduct research and publish scholarship in leading peer-reviewed outlets. The successful candidate will teach an introductory course in her or his subfield and will have the opportunity to develop undergraduate and graduate courses in her or his areas of expertise.

The successful candidate will also offer a course for Marquette's new Race, Ethnicity, and Indigenous Studies (REIS) program on a regular basis. This course will be part of their teaching load, which will be commensurate with junior faculty in the Department of Political Science. The successful candidate will also serve on one of the two main departmental committees and engage in other departmental, university, and professional service as appropriate.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities can be found on Marquette University's employment website: