Dartmouth College — Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty appointment at any rank in American Politics or Political Theory

The Department of Government at Dartmouth College invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment at any rank. We seek qualified candidates whose research examines African American political thought, the political experiences of African Americans, and/or issues of race and racial injustice related to African Americans. The position includes the option of an affiliation with the Program in African and African American Studies (AAAS).

Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarly work, engaging undergraduate students in research, and building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower-income backgrounds, and/or first generation college graduates. Applicants should discuss in their cover letter how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Political Science, Philosophy, or a related discipline, or have the Ph.D. conferred before the start date of their appointment.

Application Instructions:

  1. Cover letter, including overview of research areas and teaching interests. Applicants should also state in their cover letter, or in a separate statement, how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  2. C.V.
  3. Dissertation abstract or research statement (maximum two pages single-spaced)
  4. Three confidential letters of recommendation, one of which should be from the dissertation advisor (for ABD applicants)
  5. Writing sample of 20-40 pages

Applications must be submitted electronically at: https://apply.interfolio.com/92314. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be sent to Michelle.T.Clarke@dartmouth.edu or Jennifer.L.Jerit@dartmouth.edu.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.