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Assistant Professor in American Politics-US Law/Courts - Fall 2018 Start

The Department of Political Science at Northwestern University invites applications for a faculty position in the field of American Politics/institutions at the rank of assistant professor.

The department seeks candidates specializing in law/courts, open as to approach (jurisprudence, quantitative analysis, American Political Development, Race Ethnicity and Politics).  The successful applicant will join a department with a strong consensus view of political science as a multi-method discipline. Applications received by October 13, 2017 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, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. The proposed starting date is September, 2018.

Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, writing sample, 3 letters of reference and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applications and supporting documents will be accepted only by online submission at https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/MTQ=.

For questions and assistance, please contact Jill Rubin Decremer at j-rubin4@northwestern.edu.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sexuality Studies (Social Scientific Approaches) Northwestern University - Fall 2018 Start

Deadline: January 5, 2018

The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN) invites applications for two-year post- doctoral fellowships in sexuality studies, to run from September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2020. Two Fellows will be selected. Applications are welcome from scholars who study sexuality from a social science perspective (broadly construed). Each Fellow’s appointment will be in the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program and may also be in a department at Northwestern. We are interested in candidates who could affiliate with one of the following participating departments: African-American Studies, Anthropology, Communication Studies, History, Human Development and Social Policy, Linguistics, Performance Studies, Political Science, Religious Studies, or Sociology. That is, the Fellow must have relevant expertise in both sexuality studies and one of the listed substantive fields, and must be prepared to teach courses that reflect that expertise.

Fellows will pursue a program of independent scholarship under the guidance of a faculty mentor and will teach two undergraduate courses each year (typically one seminar and one lecture course) over the course of the three-quarter-long teaching year. Fellows will also be expected to be active participants in SPAN’s community of faculty and graduate students and, as applicable, in their affiliated department by attending talks and events, and by giving a public talk once each year. Finally, they will assist in the organization of on-campus educational activities such as an annual SPAN workshop.

All application materials other than letters of recommendation must be received by January 5, 2018. Letters of recommendation are due no later than January 12, 2018. Because your references will not receive submission instructions until you submit your completed application, we recommend that you submit your application well before the deadline.

Important additional information including salary, prerequisites, FAQs, and submission instructions appears on our website at http://www.sexualities.northwestern.edu/funding- opportunities/postdoc-applications/. Administrative questions not addressed on the webpage should be directed to Eliot Colin at sexualities@northwestern.edu. Substantive questions not addressed on the webpage may be sent to the co-directors of SPAN, Héctor Carrillo (hector@northwestern.edu) and Steven Epstein (s-epstein@northwestern.edu). For more information about departments or programs at Northwestern, see https://offices.northwestern.edu/browse/A/academic.

AA/EOE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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