Job Postings in Political Science

Department of Political Science, University of Victoria

Assistant Professor Appointment in Political Theory

The Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure track position in Political Theory. The appointment, effective July 1, 2018, will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Applicants should have completed a PhD in Political Science (or related program with a strong political science element). Applicants should have a record and promise of research excellence appropriate to their stage of career, and a well-developed research program in political theory. The candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in political theory. The successful candidate will be joining an active department with vibrant MA and PhD programs. Applicants are encouraged to consult the department website at for information on the research interests of department faculty and programs it offers.  Potential applicants who have questions about the position are encouraged to contact the Chair, Avigail Eisenberg, at

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the collective Agreement.  Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (

The deadline for the application to reach the department is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017. Please send a letter of application, CV, writing sample, and confidential letters from three referees (the latter sent directly under separate cover) by e-mail to

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