Current Faculty Searches

The Department of Political Science has two open faculty positions. 

I. Assistant Professor in the field of IPE
The Department of Political Science at Brown University invites applications for a faculty position at the level of assistant professor in the field of International Political Economy to begin July 2019. Candidates must have completed the PhD by summer 2019. Review of applications will begin September 21, 2018.

Candidates should submit a cover letter identifying their primary interests as well as a current CV, writing sample, graduate transcript, teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Apply at: http:/apply.interfolio.com/51713 

II. Joint Search with the Watson Institute and the Department of Political Science in the area of
international security
As part of a major new hiring initiative, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and the Department of Political Science at Brown University invite applications for faculty positions in the field of international security to begin July 2019. We hope to hire multiple faculty through this search. We are seeking applicants whose research focuses on various aspects of international security broadly defined, including but not limited to grand strategy and geopolitical rivalry, civil war and post-war reconstruction, defense policy and military intervention, nuclear proliferation and deterrence, terrorism and counterterrorism, cybersecurity and surveillance, and resource conflicts and the security implications of climate change.

Candidates at all ranks are welcome. The successful senior candidate must have an outstanding record of national and international scholarly achievement, a proven record of successful research funding, and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising. The successful junior candidate must be engaged in a research program with the potential to influence his/her field, and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising. The new faculty member(s) will hold a joint appointment in the Watson Institute and Department of Political Science. Junior candidates must have completed the PhD by the time of appointment. Review of applications will begin September 17, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

All candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter describing research completed and planned, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a short writing sample, and 4) a teaching statement.

Senior candidates should include the names of five references whom the search committee can contact at an appropriate time. Senior candidates should submit their list of referees using the "additional documents" field.

Junior candidates should have three letters of reference and their official graduate transcript uploaded to Interfolio at the time of the application. The confidential recommendation letters should be uploaded to Interfolio by the referee.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Apply at: http://apply.interfolio.com/51745