Assistant Professor in International Relations

  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Claremont, CA, USA
  • Jun 28, 2022
Full time Political Science & International Relations

Job Description

The Department of Government of Claremont McKenna College (CMC) invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the early assistant professor level, in the subfield of international relations with a focus on transnational issues such as climate change, global health, or migration, beginning July 1, 2023. A qualified candidate would have a PhD in political science in hand or a nearly completed doctoral dissertation, and the capacity to teach core courses in international relations.

The candidate must have demonstrated ability to maintain an active, high quality research program and the highest standards of excellence in teaching. The teaching load at CMC is two courses per semester.

Given our commitment to cultivating a challenging and inclusive educational environment, we seek candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to teaching, mentoring, and inspiring students representing a broad range of socioeconomic backgrounds, political opinions, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, and religions.

Application Details

The review of applications will begin September 5, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

All applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, detailed research statement, and a statement regarding teaching philosophy and demonstrated commitment to teaching, mentoring, and inspiring students representing a broad range of backgrounds. Applicants must also submit the names and e-mail addresses of three or more references; an email will be automatically sent to them with a link to upload their recommendation letter. Letters of recommendation should evaluate the candidate's research and teaching. Applications must be submitted electronically at the following link:

CMC is a highly selective undergraduate institution ranked among the top liberal arts colleges nationally. It is part of The Claremont Colleges, which also includes Pomona College, Scripps College, Harvey Mudd College, Pitzer College, Claremont Graduate University, and Keck Graduate Institute. Combined, the members of The Claremont Colleges have more than 9,000 students. Claremont is located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

Claremont McKenna College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, strongly committed to diversity, and encourages applications from the broadest range of individuals.


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