Assistant or Recent Associate Professor

The Department of Political Science at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, seeks a scholar whose research and teaching interests focus on Gender and Comparative Politics and/or Feminist International Relations.

The position is for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor or recent Associate Professor to begin fall 2012.   Responsibilities will include teaching and advising graduate students, including those in our PhD subfield of ‘Women and Politics” whose research interests span a broad range of subjects, approaches, and geographic areas.  Strong familiarity with interdisciplinary feminist scholarship is preferred.  PhD required in Political Science or related field. The Political Science department is very strongly committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and welcomes applications from women and historically underrepresented populations.  As one of 34 public US institutions that belong to the Association of American Universities, Rutgers is among the leading research universities in the US and Canada. Rutgers University is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, with a historic commitment to diversity.


Applications should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample in the applicant’s central area of research, and (for assistant level applicants) three letters of recommendation to: with the subject line of Search Committee, Gender and Comparative. Review of applications will begin on September 20th and will continue until the position is filled.