The Department of Political Science at Emory University seeks to hire a scholar in Comparative Politics and whose work advances our understanding of issues related to identity, inequality, and governance. We welcome a broad range of perspectives and methods that are covered by these themes. The position is for a tenure-track or tenured faculty member (advanced assistant and/or associate/full professors), to begin in the fall semester 2022.


The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in research and a commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body. The candidate should have completed the Ph.D. or be very close to completing the Ph.D. by September 2022. The teaching load is four courses per year and benefits are competitive.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in use of facilities without such discrimination. The University also complies with all applicable federal and Georgia statutes and regulations prohibiting unlawful discrimination. All members of the student body, faculty, and staff are expected to assist in making this policy valid in fact. Any inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg., Suite 305, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone 404/727-9867 (V) 404/712-2049 (TDD).

All applications must include a cover letter, CV, list of references, and a statement addressing past activities and future plans to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the profession. Untenured candidates should also supply a research statement, graduate transcript, teaching portfolio, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by September 20, 2021. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. To apply for this position, please submit your materials using the following link:

Please contact Michelle Brown, Program Coordinator, at, with any questions about the application process.