Postdoctoral Fellow-Political Theory; American Government and Politics

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Postdoctoral Fellow-Political Theory; American Government and Politics

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $42,613.64 per year

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Department of Politics and Philosophy and the Idaho Society of Fellows is now accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Political Theory to begin July 1, 2021. Fellows will pursue their own research and teach one course per semester.

The department is particularly interested in recruiting candidates with expertise on (1) American political institutions, (2) race or gender politics, and (3) whose work complements existing departmental research strengths.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Political Science or equivalent field (e.g., Government; Politics) required by start of the position.
Broadly trained Political Theorist with expertise in American Government and Politics.

Preferred Qualifications:
Expertise on American political institutions, race or gender politics;

Prior experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse cultural backgrounds, or experience and commitment to working with people holding similar or different world views while advocating for inclusion of all people.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002795P

Posting Date: 04/23/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
First review of applications will begin May 10, 2021.

Applicants must submit the following: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a 2-3 page statement describing current and future research projects (upload as Other Document 1), (4) a 2-3 page pedagogy statement. Applicants must also provide names and complete contact information for three references.

Please direct inquiries or questions to or Dr. Graham Hubbs (

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit:

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.