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Political Science - Open Field

Western University

Political Science – Open Field

The Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Science at Western University invites highly qualified applicants for a full-time Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor or a Tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Professor. Rank to be determined based on qualifications and experience. The search will add to our strengths in the quantitative study of Canadian Politics, Comparative Politics, or International Relations and have a starting date of July 1, 2022. Western Political Science aims to be Canada’s top destination for graduate training in empirical research methods. The ability to teach quantitative methods at the undergraduate or graduate level would be considered an asset, as would contributing to our strengths in political behaviour.

We seek outstanding individuals with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and service. Candidates should be capable of publishing in highly respected peer-reviewed outlets, supervising graduate student research, teaching graduate and undergraduate students, and securing external research grants. All faculty members are expected to participate in administrative committees at the level of the department, faculty, and/or university, including service external to the university.
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Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the “Western Experience” – an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.

Applications should include the following:
1) application form (,
2) cover letter that includes a statement of how the candidate will contribute to our commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion,
3) curriculum vitae,
4) statement of teaching and research interests,
5) copies of published or ongoing research as well as links to other papers,
6) three reference letters,

Consideration of applications will begin September 30, 2021.
Western University,
Social Science Centre, Rm. 4154, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, Canada N6A 2B2
t. 519-661-3266 f. 519-661-3904
This material should be sent to: or

Professor Matthew Lebo, Chair
Department of Political Science
Western University
Room 4154, Social Science Centre
London, Ontario, CANADA N6A 5C2

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Shannon Doyle,