University of Idaho
Regular Faculty - Political Science
College of Letters, Arts & Social
$60,870.11-$64,450.70 depending on
The Department of Politics and Philosophy at the University of
invites applications for the Slayton Professorship in East Asian
Politics, a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant
Professor. The appointment is expected to begin August 2022.
While the position is open to applicants from all subfields, the
successful candidate will have a specialization in Chinese politics
and foreign policy and will also have an interest in South East
Asia. Duties will include active scholarly research, undergraduate
teaching and advising, and normal committee service and outreach.
The standard teaching load is five courses per year (3/2 semester
load). Salary is competitive and contingent on experience.
- Ph.D. in Political Science or equivalent field (e.g.,
Government, Politics, International Affairs) by the start of the
- Ability to teach lower-level courses in Comparative Politics
and International Politics;
- Ability to teach upper-division courses in Chinese and East
Asian politics and in Chinese foreign policy.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
- Prior experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse
cultural backgrounds, or experience working with people holding
similar or different world views while advocating for inclusion of
- Ability to teach Methods courses;
- Expertise in International Political Economy.
Open Until Filled:
First consideration will be given to applicants who apply on or
before September 10, 2021. Please submit:
(1) a cover letter
(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
(5) a writing sample (upload as Other Document 2)
(6) a list of 3 references and
(7) a diversity statement that details how the candidate’s
teaching, service, and/or scholarship has supported the success of
students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are
underrepresented in their academic field (upload as Other Document
3). Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such
experience should note how their work will further University of
Idaho’s commitment to diversity.
Applicants who are selected as final
possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative