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  • Part-time Lecturer Position in Political Theory
    School of Arts & Sciences: Political Science
    Tufts University

    Lecturer Position in Political Theory


    The Department of Political Science at Tufts University invites applications for a part-time lecturer position in political theory. The course load will be three courses: one in the fall semester and two in the spring semester. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach one course on contemporary political thought and two courses focused on central questions in the history of political thought. These courses are expected to be taught in person at Tufts University's Medford campus.

    The search committee will begin screening applications on May 15, 2024. 

    All offers are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

    Please direct any questions about the position to Paula Driscoll, Department Administrator, who can be reached at: or 617-627-3466.

    Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. 



    Ph.D. or A.B.D. in Political Science is required; completion of degree by July 1, 2024, is preferred. 


    Application Instructions

    Submit application materials to Interfolio at

    Applications must include a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, and three confidential letters of recommendation sent directly by their authors. Note that our department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and candidates’ materials should address how they will promote these priorities in their professional careers.




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