The Department of Political Science at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Comparative Politics with a focus on contentious politics (including social movements, political violence, or revolution). Candidates should demonstrate research accomplishment and the potential for long-term scholarly productivity, the ability to offer undergraduate and graduate courses in their area(s) of expertise, and broad familiarity with the field of Comparative Politics. The position is open with regard to regional focus. Though not required, additional expertise in politics of the state (state formation and/or state failure) is desirable. Normal duties consist of teaching four courses each academic year. The appointment begins 16 August 2014. Salary will be competitive. Applicants should have, or be close to completing, a Ph.D. and demonstrate a potential for excellence in teaching and a sustained record of publication. To apply, please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vita, official graduate transcripts, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation athttps://academicjobsonline.
AboutThe ASA Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements (CBSM) was created in 1980 to foster the study of emergent and extra-institutional social forms and behavior, particularly crowds and social movements. Our interests run from disasters and riots to rumors and panics; from popular culture to strikes, revivals and revolutions. With over 800 members, CBSM is one of the ASA's largest and most active sections.
- Addressing intersectionality: social movements and the politics of inclusivity
- Hints of the Coming of the Women’s Marches
- Considering Contention in Trumptimes
- 100 Days of #Resistance and Still Counting: Innovating How We Study Protest
- Message from the Chair: Protest, Elections, Media, and Inequality
ContactPlease email feedback and updates to the CBSM webmaster, Alex DiBranco.