The Wilf Family Department of Politics and the Environmental Studies Program at New York University invite applications for a joint, full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position. We seek an excellent scholar with a rigorous theoretical and empirical approach to the study of politics and the environment, either domestic or international. The position begins September 1, 2013, pending budgetary and administrative approval. Candidates should possess a PhD by September 2013 in political science or a cognate discipline. The successful candidate will have a record of excellent research that has been published or otherwise disseminated in a manner appropriate to career stage, and have the potential to be a future leader in their field of expertise. Candidates should have proven ability as excellent teachers, and be prepared to teach relevant courses both within the Department of Politics and in the interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Program.
Please apply online with a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a sample of scholarly writing, and teaching and research statements. Applications should be received by October 15, 2012. Candidates are strongly encouraged to supply a link to their professional website; this will enhance their applications by allowing the search committee easy access to additional information that might be needed.