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International Relations, Open Rank Faculty Position in Political Science

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Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Humanities & Sciences

International Relations, Open Rank Faculty Position in Political Science

The Department of Political Science at Stanford University is seeking applications for an open rank, tenure line position in international relations. 

Candidates for an untenured position at the rank of assistant professor must have a PhD or be enrolled in a PhD program or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application, with expected degree completion by date of appointment as an assistant professor.  Candidates should demonstrate evidence of a creative research trajectory and a commitment to excellence in teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Untenured applicants should send a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching evaluations, and a writing sample along with at least three professional letters of recommendation.

Candidates for a tenured position at the rank of associate or full professor must have a conferred PhD or equivalent international degree. Candidates should demonstrate substantial evidence of a creative research career, impact on his or her field of study, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising students at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Tenured applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, research statement, and teaching evaluations. 

The Political Science Department, School of Humanities and Sciences, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2022 but applications may be considered after that date. Application materials must be submitted on-line via

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.



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