The Department of Political Science at Vassar College invites applications for a tenure track position to teach Political Theory at the Assistant Professor rank beginning in the academic year 2018-19.

Candidates should have completed or be nearing completion of a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. We are seeking to fill a position in political theory with an emphasis on gender in western and/or non-western thought. We invite applicants in political theory with a range of diverse substantive areas or approaches. The successful candidate will teach Introductory Political Theory, as well as an advanced course in and/or cross-listed with Women’s and Gender Studies and/or one or more of Vassar’s Multidisciplinary Programs. Teaching load is five courses (four preparations) per yea

Candidates should submit a complete dossier including a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a graduate school transcript, at least three letters of recommendation, a sample of professional writing, a diversity statement highlighting contributions to and/or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research and/or professional involvements, a statement of teaching approach and interests, and evidence of teaching potential such as teaching evaluations and syllabuses. Please direct any questions to Himadeep Muppidi, Chair, Department of Political Science, Vassar College, Box 632, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie NY 12604. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For inquiries, email: himuppidi@vassar.edu.

Required Applicant Documents

  • Vita
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts 1
  • Other 1
  • Other 2
  • Personal Statement
  • Diversity Statement

Optional Applicant Documents
Other 3

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration applicants should apply by:

Anticipated Start Date:

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):

To Apply
All applicants must apply online at: https://employment.vassar.edu.

Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.