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Tenure-Track position in Political Science (Political Theory)

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Tenure-Track position in Political Science (Political Theory)

Job No: 496769
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Political Science

Bucknell University's Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in political theory beginning in the fall semester of 2022. We seek a scholar whose research and teaching centers on feminist political theory. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach a core course in political theory, one or more electives in feminist political thought, and other courses in the candidate's areas of specialization. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute courses that bring comparative and nonwestern perspectives on political theory to the curriculum. We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor level but are open to considering outstanding candidates at other ranks.

We seek candidates whose teaching and research will contribute to the department's commitment to both diversity and academic excellence. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and who display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity. Evidence of teaching experience and excellence as well as the promise of being a productive scholar are critically important. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters. By the start date of the position, candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in political science with a sub-field specialization in political theory.

For additional information and to apply, please go to The application should include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of commitment to diversity, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, sample publications or papers, course evaluations if available, and sample syllabi relevant to this position. Questions about the position should be addressed by email to Professor Doug Hecock at Applications received by September 27, 2021 will receive full consideration.

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