Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Arts & Sciences, Political Science

Boston University
  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 01

Position description

The Department of Political Science at Boston University invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable position in International Relations, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, for the 2023-24 academic year. We are especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching focus on nuclear security, alliance politics, and/or the causes of war and peace. The department is open to a variety of methodological approaches, from qualitative to quantitative to mixed methods. The candidate will teach two courses each semester and will be expected to teach Introduction to International Relations.

Required Skills
Candidates should have PhD in hand by the time of appointment and evidence of excellent teaching credentials. To ensure full consideration, please submit the following materials by March 15th: cover letter, CV, sample syllabi, research statement, teaching statement, diversity statement, sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of reference. In the diversity statement, applicants should demonstrate past/current or outline future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and/or outreach. Please submit applications via

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