College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

The Department of Political Science is hiring in IR/Comparative to start in the 2020-2021 academic year

The Department opens a position in International Relations and Comparative Politics

In Fall 2019, a faculty search committee are seeking applicants for a tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor to begin during the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Assistant Professor in Political Science - IR and/or Comparative Politics

The Political Science Department in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for appointment beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. Candidates specializing in international relations and/or comparative politics are especially encouraged to apply. 

At Cal Poly Pomona, we cultivate success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation. We demonstrate academic quality, relevance, and excellence through our teaching, learning, scholarship, and creative activities with student-centered faculty in an evidence-based culture. Cal Poly Pomona is committed to being the model for an inclusive polytechnic university that inspires creativity and innovation, embraces local and global challenges, and transforms lives. 

The faculty member will be part of a small, collegial Political Science Department which grants a B.A. degree, and which also has a Master’s in Public Administration. The faculty member will primarily teach courses in international relations and/or comparative politics. A faculty member specializing in international relations will be expected to teach courses such as International Law, International Political Economy, and US Foreign Policy. A faculty member specializing in comparative politics will be expected to teach courses in a regional specialization other than Latin America. The ability to teach undergraduate research methods, whether qualitative and/or quantitative, will also be expected. The position requires excellence in teaching and advising, professional and scholarly achievements, and a commitment to service to the university. Applicants whose work demonstrates a commitment to inclusive excellence and diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply. Cal Poly Pomona is a Hispanic-serving institution and the faculty member will be an advisor to many under-represented minorities and first-generation college students.

Research interests related to social or racial justice, gender inequities, and/or inequality would be a plus. Additionally, preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the ability to mentor and advise under-served populations including, but not limited to, African-American, Hispanic, and Native American students.

This position closes on September 13, 2019. To apply, click here.