Opening position

Political Science professorship: tenure-track
  • (c) Thomas Arrivé, direction de la Communication(c) Thomas Arrivé, direction de la Communication

Job opening

Tenure track professorship in political science at Sciences Po 

The Department of Political Science and the Interdisciplinary Research Center for the Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP) are seeking strong candidates with a background in political science and an interest in public policy evaluation for a tenure track professorship. We invite applications from a wide range of fields of public policy analysis. At equal level of scientific excellence, we are particularly interested in candidates having worked in the areas of LIEPP’s research groups (see Candidates will have to demonstrate a real interest in interdisciplinary dialogue and in international comparison.


The position is an assistant professorship with tenure track. The salary is negotiable and will depend on the experience of the candidate. The successful candidate with be affiliated with the Centre d'études européennes (CEE) and LIEPP. The position carries a teaching load of two courses per academic year during the first three years and may include undergraduate or graduate courses in Paris or in one of the regional campuses of Sciences Po. Sciences Po is an equal opportunity employer, aiming to increase the percentage of women in positions where they are underrepresented and committed to employing more people with physical challenges, who are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application requirements:

Candidates should hold a PhD in political science or related fields and have published in the scientific journals of the discipline. They should demonstrate potential for conducting outstanding research. International teaching and/or research experience will be favoured. All applicants should have a high-level publication record. A good level of French and English will be a plus.

Application procedure:

Candidates are invited to submit:

--‐ a letter of interest, including an overview of future research projects

--‐ a CV with a list of publications,

--‐ proof of education and previous employment,

--‐ two letters of references.


Combining all documents into (if possible) a single PDF file, please send your application electronically to Christelle Hoteit ( by 28 February 2014. Further information about this position can be obtained from Cornelia Woll, co-director of the LIEPP ( or from Renaud Dehousse, director of the Centre d’études européennes (

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