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Expression of Interest for the Position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Contemporary Political History

The Department of Political Science invites outstanding scholars to express their interests by February 15


The Department of Political Science of LUISS University invites outstanding scholars to express their interests for 1 full-time position as Assistant or Associate Professor in Contemporary Political History. 


Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. from a renowned academic institution, an excellent publication record, a proven ability to deal with primary sources, and solid teaching experience on the political history of Europe in the 19th and 20th Century. S/he will be able to teach in English. The ability to either teach in Italian or the commitment to be able to do so in 3-5 years would also be appreciated, but it is not a requirement.


The appointment is full-time, and the salary is competitive. An Assistant Professor will have a three-year tenure track contract, renewable in case of positive evaluation by the Department; an Associate Professor will have a permanent contract. Teaching load is two courses per year in either an undergraduate or a post-graduate program. Supervision of master dissertations and bachelor papers is required. Teaching assistants are available. Funding for conferences attendance is also available.

About the University and the Department of Political Science

Located in the heart of Rome, LUISS is a leading academic institution in the Social Sciences. The University welcomes more than 9,000 students and provides a diverse, international learning environment that weaves academic rigor with practical relevance. Through its privileged relationship with Confindustria, the Italian largest industry association, LUISS has developed strong connections with the business community as well as with governmental institutions and the civil society. LUISS is committed to training and inspiring its students with an international outlook: boasting 200 international academic partnerships, LUISS offers double degree programs with renowned international universities in East Asia, Europe, and North America. With a reputation for excellence, LUISS is committed to producing innovative and advanced research.

The LUISS Department of Political Sciences is the first among the Political Sciences Departments of comparable size in Italy, and it is among the top one-hundred worldwide according to the QS ranking. The primary areas of faculty research are European politics and integration, elections, parties, public opinion and representative institutions, democracy and democratizations, public policies, security and terrorism.

Expression of Interest

To express your interest for this position please upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter illustrating your research program for the next five years
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of (maximum three) publications or working papers (please upload all publications/working papers in a single file)

To submit your interest and upload the documents please click on the following button:

Expression of interest

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LUISS University is committed to increasing the number of international and female scholars among its faculty. Therefore, we especially welcome applications from international and female scholars.

Submissions are due by February 15, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Central European Time (CET), UTC +1