Part-Time Lecturer in Political Theory

Tufts University
  • Location
    Medford, Massachusetts
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Dec 22

Position description

The Department of Political Science at Tufts University invites applications for a part-time lecturer position in political theory for academic year 2022-2023. The course load for the year can be either three or four courses depending on the preferences of the successful candidate. The courses will be upper-level, undergraduate courses in the subfield. The specific topics will be determined by the successful candidate in consultation with the members of the subfield. Preference will be given to those who teach central questions in the history of political thought. The expectation is that these courses will be taught in person.

Ph.D. or A.B.D. in Political Science or related field required. College/university teaching experience strongly preferred. 

Please submit a dossier including curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or experience, draft syllabi of at least one proposed course, and two letters of recommendation. The letter of application should include a statement describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at:

The search committee will begin screening applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact James Pavlick, Administrative Coordinator, at [email protected] with any questions.

In order to ensure a healthy and safe work environment, Tufts University is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before their start date. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability/medical contraindication or sincerely-held religious belief may request an accommodation (e.g., an exemption) to this requirement. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine requirement.


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