Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Political Science

Yale University Department of Political Science


The Department of Political Science at Yale University is seeking to hire an Assistant, Associate, Full Professor with an appointment in the fields of American Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Economy, and/or International Relations, beginning July 1, 2022. Suitable candidates may also be hired jointly with the Statistics and Data Sciences Department, in which case faculty will be expected to share their teaching and service obligations between the departments. If candidates are appointed at the untenured level, the initial appointment will be for 5 years. The teaching expectation is normally 3 courses per academic year, plus service to the program(s).


Ph.D. or equivalent degree required at time of hire.

Application Instructions

All applications must include a cover letter, CV, and list of references. Untenured candidates should also supply 3 recommendation letters and 2 writing samples. All materials should be uploaded to Interfolio: {insert link}

Review of applications will begin August 15, 2021, and to guarantee full consideration your file should be complete by this date.

Please contact Lani Colianna, Sr. Administrative Assistant for the Political Science Department, at if you have questions about the application process.