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Associate or Full Professor of Political Science

The University of Chicago
Illinois, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Jan 12, 2022

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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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Position Description

The Department of Political Science at The University of Chicago invites applications for a senior faculty position in political science. The position will begin on or after July 1, 2022. The department is especially interested in candidates who can assist graduate training in quantitative methods, formal theory, and/or political economy. The search is open with respect to the substantive fields. Applications are required to include a cover letter and CV.


Candidates must have earned the PhD degree prior to the start of the appointment.

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply at the University of Chicago's Interfolio website at Applications must include: 1) a cover letter that, among other things, describes the applicant's prior and potential contributions to diversity in the context of academic research, teaching, and service; 2) a curriculum vitae and 3) a list of references that, if shortlisted, will be contacted. Note: Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit a teaching and research statement or a statement that encompasses both.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications.  

Review of applications will begin on January 14, 2022.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.

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