Positions Available

The Department of Political Science at Boston College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position, beginning September 2017. We are looking for someone who combines a broad interest in American politics with special interest in the politics of regulation. We are interested in applicants who study any form of government regulation. Applicants should have a solid background in the study of American political institutions and policymaking, and be able to teach at least one course on the politics of environmental regulation. Applicants should have completed the Ph.D. or be very near to finishing. Rank will be Assistant Professor or Instructor, depending upon degree status.


Interested candidates should upload a letter of introduction, including research and teaching interests; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript; and writing sample; and, if available, evidence of teaching excellence to the Interfolio online system at APPLY.INTERFOLIO.COM/36473. Three confidential letters of recommendation should be uploaded to Interfolio by the individual writers. Completed applications must be received by October 15, 2016. No email or U.S.P.S. applications will be accepted.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at /offices/diversity.