Open Positions

Assistant Professor in American Politics: Religion and Politics

The Department of Political Science at Boston College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position, beginning in advance of the Fall 2020 semester, with a focus on religion and politics in America. We are open to a variety of approaches to the ways that religion and politics intersect – for example, constitutional issues, historical approaches, public policy concerns, the role of religion in structuring political and partisan conflicts, and the impact of religious commitments on the attitudes and behaviors of citizens. Applicants should have completed the PhD or be very near to finishing. Rank will be Assistant Professor or Instructor, depending upon degree status. Interested candidates should send a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, confidential letters of recommendation, graduate transcript, and writing sample to  Three confidential letters of recommendation should be uploaded to Interfolio by the individual letter writers. Applications must be received by October 1, 2019. No email applications or U.S.P.S. applications will be accepted.

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Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. 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.