Tenure-track Faculty - Political Methodology (Fall 2017 start)
The Department of Political Science at Northwestern University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of political methodology at the rank of assistant professor. The department seeks candidates who connect cutting-edge quantitative methodological issues to substantive debates in political science, particularly in domains related to comparative politics or international relations, and whose research trajectories connect with "big data" methods including machine learning, nonparametric statistics, and text as data methods. The successful applicant will teach a combination of graduate and undergraduate courses. Applications received by October 15, 2016, will be guaranteed full consideration. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. The proposed starting date is September 17, 2017. Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, writing samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references. Applications and supporting documents will be accepted only by online submission at https://facultysearch.weinberg.northwestern.edu/apply/index/MjEx.
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