Recruitement : Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Political Science

Recruitement : Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Political Science

Topic “Immigration & Democracy”.
Application deadline : August 23, 2024
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Recruitment / January 2025

Position available at Sciences Po / Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Political Science

Immigration & Democracy / Political Theory


In collaboration with the Department of Political Science at Sciences Po, The Centre for Political Research

at Sciences Po (CEVIPOF) is seeking an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Political Theory/Philosophy,

with a speciality in ‘Immigration and Democracy’. We are particularly interested in someone who can

address the theoretical issues raised by migration and its impact on contemporary democracies and, if

possible, whose theoretical work reflects an engagement with empirical literature and research in the field.


RESEARCH: The candidate will be affiliated with the CEVIPOF, a multidisciplinary research center of

Sciences Po, founded in 1960 and based in Paris, and a joint research unit of the French National Centre

for Scientific Research (CNRS). The successful candidate is expected to actively participate to its ‘political

theory’ wing, while being able to work in synergy with its other teams or researchers of CEVIPOF.


TEACHING: There will be a reduced teaching and administrative load for the first three years (per year: two

instead of three courses of 24 hours each; 40 instead of 56 hours of general service and other academic

duties). The candidate will teach courses in political science and/or political humanities at BA, Master and

PhD levels.

The application, in French or English, comprises the following: a cover letter (2 pages max.); a complete

CV with list of publications; two significant publications in PDF; a research statement (3000 words max.); a

synopsis of a potential course; (if available) teaching evaluations; a photocopy of the Doctoral Diploma

(political science or philosophy).

The dossier should be sent by email to no later than 

August 23, 2024 (6:00 PM, Paris time).


Interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held in Paris, September 27, 2024.


For detailed information on the research and teaching activities associated with this position, on the

evaluation criteria or on the application documents, please refer to the detailed job description :


Download the job description 


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