The Department of Government seeks to appoint a tenure-track
professor in Government specializing in Political Theory. The
appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2024. The tenure-track
professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and
graduate levels. Candidates are encouraged to apply by September
15, 2023; applications will be reviewed until the position is
Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree in Political
Science, Government or related disciplines required by the time the
Additional Qualifications: Demonstrated strong commitment to
teaching and advising is desired.
Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through
the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu)
The Committee will begin reviewing applications on September 8,
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and
4. Research statement
5. A statement describing efforts to encourage diversity,
inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated
future contributions in these areas.
6. Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked
by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation
once the candidate's application has been submitted. Three letters
of recommendation are required, and the application is considered
complete only when at least three letters have been received. At
least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the
candidate's undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.
7. Publications or copies of creative works, if applicable
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