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Professorship in Political Theory / Political Philosophy

Poste de professeur-e des universités en science politique ou philosophie

Specialization in questions of Rights, Justice and Democracy

Spécialité : théorie politique ou philosophie politique

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Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by Elsa Zotian

Summary

The Political Science Department of Sciences Po Paris announces the opening of a full-time tenured professorship (French public employment status) in political theory / political philosophy preferably specializing in questions of Rights, Justice and Democracy.

Announcement

Presentation 

The Political Science Department of Sciences Po Paris announces the opening of a full-time tenured professorship (French public employment status) in political theory / political philosophy preferably specializing in questions of Rights, Justice and Democracy.

Sciences Po is an independent university offering high-level educational programs in social sciences and a network of strategic alliances with top international universities. Sciences Po is also an international research university with 11 research and data centres.

Teaching and research profile

Candidates should either be “Professeur des Universités” according to French regulations or hold an equivalent position outside of France (Lecturer/Professor).

Applicants should be internationally recognized by their research and their publications.

Teaching load: 3 lecture classes or their hourly equivalent (seminars, tutorials) at undergraduate, graduate and PhD track levels in Paris (we expect willingness to teach at one of the 7 regional campuses at the undergraduate level).

The successful candidate will lead his/her research programme in one of the following research centres of Sciences Po : Cevipof, CERI, Centre de droit. He/she will participate and contribute actively to its on-going research programmes.

Salary and career management: according to French University regulations.

Required qualifications

Teaching

  • Capacity to teach courses in political theory / political philosophy at all levels (BA, MA, PhD).
  • Capacity to teach in French and English.
  • Willingness to supervise Ph.D. dissertations.
  • Interest and knowledge of other disciplines of the social sciences.

Research

  • Capacity to conduct innovative research.
  • Excellent publication record.
  • Capacity and willingness to compete for selective funding programs (such as EU framework programs).

Application

Applications should include:

  • A cover letter with a statement of research interests.
  • A detailed curriculum vitae, including list of publications, list of classes taught.
  • An outline of the applicant’s research programme (not more than 4000 words).
  • Three of his/her most important publications.

Potential candidates are invited to send their applications to

1) The head of the selection committee, Astrid von Busekist : astrid.vonbusekist@sciences-po.fr

2) The head of the Political Science Department at Sciences Po, Alain Dieckhoff : departement.sciencepo@sciences-po.fr

For all questions linked with the academic aspects of the position contact the head of the selection committee.

The position will be officially advertised on September 1st 2013 and will follow the application procedure of the French government.

However, foreign candidates need to send their application by June 16th 2013, to ensure recognition of their status by the Academic Board of Sciences Po.

Sciences Po is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Places

  • Paris, France (75)

Date(s)

  • Sunday, June 16, 2013

Keywords

  • théorie politique, philosophie politique, droits, justice, démocratie

Information source

  • Janie Pélabay
    courriel : janie [dot] pelabay [at] sciences-po [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« Professorship in Political Theory / Political Philosophy », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, https://calenda.org/247799

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