School of Public Affairs: Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Department of Government in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a one-year, full-time, postdoctoral fellow beginning August 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2021.
Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD in Political Science, completed by August 2020. Preference will be given to recent PhD recipients. All subfields will be considered. The department is particularly interested in candidates who bring strong theoretical and methodological skills to their teaching and research. The postdoctoral fellow will participate fully in the academic life of the department, including engaging with faculty, mentoring graduate students, and working on and disseminating their own research. Teaching responsibilities will include two courses during the academic year in the School’s Department of Government. The fellowship is renewable for a second year, depending on performance.
Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD in Political Science, completed by August 2020. Preference will be given to recent PhD recipients.
Please submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/74612. Required application documents include:
- Letter of application;
- curriculum vitae;
- recent teaching evaluations (when possible);
- three reference letters;
- and copies of recently published articles or working papers.
Review of applications begins March 30, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
About the program:
Established in 1934, the School of Public Affairs offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the Departments of Government; Justice, Law, and Criminology; and Public Administration & Policy. The School is home to twelve research centers and institutes and has over 100 full-time faculty.
About the school:
American University is a student-centered research institution located in Washington, DC, with highly-ranked schools and colleges, internationally-renowned faculty, and a reputation for creating meaningful change in the world. Students distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.
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