Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in International Relations or Comparative Politics - Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. The successful applicant will study International Relations or Comparative Politics with a focus on Asia. The position will commence July 1, 2024, and requires a PhD or ABD in Political Science.

Case Western Reserve University is a private R1 research university where Political Science faculty teach a standard 2-2 load. For more information about CWRU, the department and Cleveland, see this description

Candidates should submit 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) an approximately one-page research statement, 4) an approximately one-page teaching statement, 5) a publication or writing sample, 6) an approximately one-page diversity statement, and 7) three letters of recommendation.

The diversity statement should describe how one’s research, teaching, and/or service contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion within a scholarly field(s) and/or how individual and/or collaborative efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which one’s continued efforts would foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University.

Candidates should upload all application materials electronically through Interfolio at Consideration of applicants will begin on January 12, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be sent to Professor Pete Moore, Search Committee Chair, at

Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics.

Case Western Reserve provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.