Assistant Professor of Political Science - International Relations

Rice University
Old Sixth Ward, TX
Sep 21, 2022
Sep 25, 2022
Position Type
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
College / University
The Department of Political Science at Rice University, located in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin July 1, 2023. The appointment will be made at the rank of assistant professor. The assistant professor will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, perform research in their specialized area, and contribute to university service. Therefore, successful candidates will have a promising research agenda and strong analytical and empirical skills as well as aspire to the highest standards of scholarship, professional activity, and commitment to graduate and undergraduate education.
We are particularly interested in candidates whose research interests and expertise lie in the area of political violence, civil war, and/or the microprocesses of conflict. Successful candidates will have advanced skills in quantitative research methods. Candidates must currently have a Ph.D. or complete the Ph.D. by July 1, 2023.
Rice University and the Department of Political Science are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive, diverse environment for our faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from individuals who have been historically underrepresented in academia, including people of color, LGBTQI+ people, women, and people with disabilities. We strive to counter prejudice actively and to create a working environment that is inclusive and equitable.
The application deadline is September 20, 2022. A complete application must include a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; research, teaching, and DEI statements; graduate school transcripts; two writing samples; and three letters of recommendation (applicants must provide contact information for three references who will be contacted automatically for letters of recommendation). All applications should be submitted electronically at
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
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