The Political Science Department at Rutgers University New Brunswick seeks applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor in political theory/feminist theory who can contribute to the department's unique Women and Politics subfield. We are open to all feminist theory candidates including those with interests in intersectionality, critical race theory, and/or queer theory. Strong familiarity with interdisciplinary feminist scholarship is preferred. This position begins September 1, 2020. Candidate must be able to teach standard undergraduate survey courses in political theory as well as advanced graduate seminars in feminist theory. PhD required in Political Science or related field.
As one of 34 public US institutions that belong to the Association of American Universities, Rutgers is among the leading research universities in the US and Canada. Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, with a historic commitment to diversity. The Political Science Department is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and list of three references. Review of applicants will begin on September 26 and continue until the job is filled.
Minimum Education and Experience:
PhD required in Political Science or related field.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidate must be able to teach standard undergraduate survey courses in political theory as well as advanced graduate seminars in feminist theory. Strong familiarity with interdisciplinary feminist scholarship is preferred.
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Posting Number: 19FA1922
Location: Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 98192
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.