Assistant Professor of Political Science / Franklin University Switzerland, Lugano

Franklin University Switzerland is a non-profit private university located in Lugano, accredited in both the USA and Switzerland to offer undergraduate and graduate degrees. Its undergraduate majors and pre-professional programs in the social sciences, natural sciences and the humanities are informed by the liberal arts and sciences.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. at the time of hire with a specialization in Comparative Politics. The successful candidate’s research interest will cluster around the comparative analysis of political institutions and processes, political communication and participation, and/or political cultures. Candidates with research interests in the field of comparative public policy are especially encouraged to apply. We welcome the application of scholars utilizing qualitative, quantitative, or mixed-methods approaches. The successful candidate will have a well-established research agenda and the potential to successfully apply for competitive Swiss and EU funded projects in the future.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2022, and continue on a rolling basis.

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