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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Comparative Politics

Columbia UniversitySchool of International and Public Affairs and Department of Political Science

Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and Department of Political Science invite applications for a position in comparative political economy at the assistant professor level to begin July 2018. We particularly welcome applications from individuals studying the political economy of development.

PhD required. All candidates must have excellent scholarship and excellent promise for future development as scholars and teachers. Applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least one writing sample, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf.

Please visit our online application site at for further information about this position and to submit your application.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2017, and will continue to consider applications until the position is filled. For further information, please contact Joe Chartier, Academic Department Administrator, School of International and Public Affairs, at

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women and under-represented minorities.