Position Openings

Political Science

Comparative Politics--Field Open (other than Latin America)

Macalester College’s Political Science Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Comparative Politics (other than Latin America). Applicants should either have PhD in hand or be ABD and close to finishing the PhD; teaching experience desirable. The ideal candidate will be a broadly trained Comparativist (in any field other than Latin America). The candidate should possess strong theoretical and methodological training. The ideal candidate would be able to offer courses on a specific geographical region, and an introductory course, preferably Foundations of Comparative Politics. The candidate will be expected to contribute to both the Political Science Department and to one of Macalester’s area studies programs. We invite applications from political scientists who would welcome the opportunity to build links to colleagues and curricula in other programs, both within and beyond the social sciences, including Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Environmental Studies; Asian Studies; African Studies; Urban Studies; and Legal Studies.

Please submit applications by September 15, 2014 for complete consideration to www.academicjobsonline.org. Candidates interested in meeting with representatives of the Department at the Annual APSA meeting should submit a cover letter and CV no later than August 15, 2014.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.