Job: tenure-track position in political science/Korean studies

Tenure-track faculty position in Political Science at the rank of Assistant Professor, University of Utah

The Department of Political Science at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Political Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The starting date for this position is July 1, 2015. Candidates must show promise of excellence in research and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in hand, but consideration will also be given to advanced candidates who will complete their degree by the beginning of the appointment. This position is made possible by funding from the Korea Foundation, so the successful candidate should have demonstrated expertise in Korean politics and be able to contribute to the study of Korean politics from a regional, global, and/or public policy perspective. Applicants with strong training in the theory and methods of comparative politics, international relations, and/or public policy are encouraged to apply.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information:

The University of Utah is a Carnegie RU/VH research university. Candidates must have an active research agenda that will generate high-quality peer-reviewed publications and show promise of generating external research funding.

Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply: submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, samples of written work, teaching evaluations, and other supporting documentation no later than September 19th to the Korean Politics Search Committee at: Information about the Department of Political Science can be found here: Additional inquiries can be made to Mark Button, Chair, Department of Political Science: For any enquiries regarding the Asian Studies program at the University of Utah, please email Prof. Janet Theiss: