Apply Now: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in International Relations at Tufts University

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Tufts University: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in International Relations


The Department of Political Science at Tufts University invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the field of international relations to begin September 1, 2022.

The position is open with respect to regional or functional concentration. The promise of excellence in scholarship and teaching is required. Teaching duties are two courses per semester and will include an introductory course in international relations.


Ph.D., or expectation of completion of degree requirements by appointment date of September 1, 2022, in political science, international relations, or a related field is required.

To Apply

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

  1. a cover letter;
  2. a curriculum vitae;
  3. three confidential letters of recommendation uploaded directly by recommenders to Interfolio;
  4. and at least one writing sample drawn from the applicant’s dissertation.

Applicants have the option of uploading a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and additional writing samples via Interfolio, but these items are not required. The department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and candidates should address, across their materials, how they will promote these priorities in their professional career.

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To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by September 15, 2021.

If you have questions please email Administrative Coordinator Jimmy Pavlick at PoliticalScience@Tufts.Edu with “IR Search” in the subject line.



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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