Assistant Professor of International Politics (Fordham University)

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure track position in International Politics at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2019. The position is located at Fordham’s Rose Hill (Bronx) campus. 

We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in US Foreign Policy and International Security who can teach courses on interstate conflict or interstate war, nuclear proliferation, cybersecurity, diplomacy, and/or terrorism. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate curricular needs in political science, as well as the interdisciplinary Master’s Program in International Political Economy and Development. We encourage candidates to apply who will deepen our engagement with institutions within New York City, such as the United Nations, and contribute to our University and department’s commitment to quality teaching and research. 

Consistent with our Jesuit and Catholic mission, we believe that cultural and intellectual diversity is central to the excellence of our academic program and we strive to create an academic community and campus culture that attracts and facilitates the development of promising and diverse teacher-scholars. As our student body becomes increasingly diverse, we are especially interested in candidates with substantive experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural and economic backgrounds. 

Review of applications will begin on October 18. Interested applicants must submit the following documents in electronic format (PDF or Microsoft Word) to Professor Ida Bastiaens, Committee Chair, via Interfolio ( cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, course syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Application materials should also address how the candidate's teaching, mentoring, scholarship, and/or community service supports Fordham University's commitment to diversity. Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.