Apply Now: Part-Time Lecturer in Political Theory at Tufts University

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Tufts University: Part-Time Lecturer in Political Theory


The Department of Political Science at Tufts University invites applications for a part-time lecturer position in political theory for academic year 2022-2023.

The course load for the year can be either three or four courses depending on the preferences of the successful candidate. The courses will be upper-level, undergraduate courses in the subfield. The specific topics will be determined by the successful candidate in consultation with the members of the subfield. Preference will be given to those who teach central questions in the history of political thought. The expectation is that these courses will be taught in person.


Ph.D. or A.B.D. in Political Science or related field required. College/university teaching experience strongly preferred.

To Apply

All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at and should include a dossier with:

  1. a curriculum vitae;
  2. a statement of teaching interests and/or experience;
  3. draft syllabi of at least one proposed course;
  4. and two letters of recommendation.

The letter of application should include a statement describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

For more information and to apply, click here >>

The search committee will begin screening applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions please contact James Pavlick, Administrative Coordinator, at



From the department:

The Department of Political Science at Tufts University ranks among the leading undergraduate political science departments in the country. We are committed to enhancing the understanding of our domestic and international political landscape through the four subfields of American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory and Philosophy. Our faculty members are innovative scholars who offer our students a broad range of backgrounds, methodologies, and approaches.

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About the school:

Tufts University is a student-centered research university dedicated to the creation and application of knowledge. We are committed to providing transformative experiences for students and faculty in an inclusive and collaborative environment where creative scholars generate bold ideas, innovate in the face of complex challenges and distinguish themselves as active citizens of the world.

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