Apply Now: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs

University of Colorado – Colorado Springs:  Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Political Science


The Department of Political Science at the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs seeks invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of political science beginning August 2021.

Successful candidates will have research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: international security, international conflict, and foreign policy. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in comparative politics, international organizations, civil-military relations, East Asian politics, or research methods. The teaching load is five courses per year for faculty with an active research agenda. This faculty member may contribute to both online and face to face instruction. The position requires active service at the departmental, university or professional level.


A Ph.D. in political science or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment. Teaching experience in an university setting is preferred.

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  1. A current curriculum vitae that includes date ranges and whether the position was full time or part time;
  2. a cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications;
  3. unofficial transcripts;
  4. a statement of teaching philosophy (maximum 2 pages);
  5. and a statement of research direction (maximum 2 pages).

In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission. Applicants should be prepared to provide five professional references, including their email contact information. Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered.

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For full consideration, apply by November 15, 2020.



From the school:

The University of Colorado – Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

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