Assistant Professorship in Political Science

Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS) - Department of Political Sciences

The Department of Political Sciences of LUISS University in Rome invites outstanding candidates to express their interests for an Assistant Professorship in Political Science possibly with a specialization in the field of comparative public policies. Indeed, the successful candidate is expected to cooperate with the LUISS School of Government, a post-graduate school running several programs in European and international institutions and policies. The use of the English language, in teaching and research, is considered a pre-requisite for being selected. 

Candidates for the position of Assistant professor will have to hold a PhD from a leading research university and an active research program in the aforementioned fields, with the potential to publish in prominent journals of the appropriate discipline. She/he is expected to have teaching experience. Teaching load is 2 courses per year either in an undergraduate or post-graduate program. Teaching assistantships are also available. Funding for conference attendance is available. Candidates will supervise master dissertations and bachelor papers in their fields. The salary is competitive. The contract is for three years, renewable for two additional years conditional on a positive evaluation by the Department at the end of the third year. After this period, the assistant professor is expected to move successfully to a higher position. 

Candidates interested in sending their expression of interests should visit the following link: (

The Department of Political Sciences ranks high in the list of Italian departments in political sciences. The School of Government is considered one of the most important post-graduate school in Europe. They are located in the heart of Rome. LUISS University specializes in the Social Sciences to educate over 8,000 students from around the world.

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