Department Placement History

Berkeley's political science graduate students have a strong record in securing academic employment, and continue to secure faculty and postdoc positions at the most competitive institutions in the US and abroad.

The Department of Political Science offers job search and placement file services for its Ph.D. candidates and alumni who are seeking academic or non-academic careers. The placement service provides job candidates with information on job vacancies and fellowships, help with establishing and mailing placement files, job-related research materials, and job search skills counseling.

2013

Faculty Positions

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Rutgers University
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Yale University
  • Colby College
  • Pepperdine University
  • Whitman College
  • Institute for Advanced Study – Faculty Fellowship
  • Higher School of Economics, Moscow

Postdocs

  • Harvard University, Fairbanks Center 
  • Tulane University, CIPR 

 

2012

Faculty Positions

  • Brown University
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Rutgers University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Merced
  • University of Chicago
  • Villanova University
  • Wittenberg University
  • Yale University

Postdocs

  • Franklin Marshall 
  • Harvard Davis Center 
  • Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies 
  • Stanford University 
  • Tulane University 

 

2011

Faculty Positions

  • American University
  • Dickinson College
  • Grinnell College
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Middlebury College
  • Roskilde University
  • The George Washington University
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Guam
  • University of Notre Dame School of Law
  • Whittier Law School
  • Yale University

Postdocs

  • Asian Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul
  • European University Institute
  • Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies
  • Mills College
  • Notre Dame Kellogg Institute
  • Stanford University
  • University of San Francisco
  • Woodrow Wilson Center, Kennan Institute

 

2010

Faculty Positions

  • Boston College
  • Drexel University
  • Harvard Kennedy School
  • Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs
  • Mills College
  • Pomona College
  • Union College
  • University of Colorado Denver
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Hong Kong
  • The University of Texas at Austin

Postdocs

  • University of Technology, Sydney
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

2009

Faculty Positions

  • Bard College
  • Boston University
  • Butler University
  • Chapman University
  • Grinnell College
  • Koc University (Turkey)
  • Michigan State
  • Mills College
  • Naval Postgraduate School
  • Santa Clara University
  • Smith College

Post-docs

  • Harvard Law School Labor and Worklife Program
  • Harvard Society of Fellows
  • Harvard University Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
  • University of Bamberg, Germany
  • University of Notre Dame, Kellogg Institute
  • Yale University Center for Race, Ethnicity and Migration

 

2008

Faculty Positions

  • California State Univerisity, Long Beach
  • City University of New York, Baruch College
  • Claremont Mckenna
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Loyola College in Maryland
  • Middlebury College
  • Naval Postgraduate School
  • Princeton University
  • Temple University
  • U-Mass Amherst (2)
  • University of Washington Bothell
  • University of the Pacific
  • Virginia Military Academy
  • Wesleyan University

Post-docs

  • German Marshall Fund, Washington DC
  • Stanford Public Policy Program
  • USC-Center for Internatioal Studies
  • Yale University

 

2007

Faculty Positions

  • Baruch College/CUNY
  • Brandeis University
  • CNA Corporation (2)
  • The George Washington University (2)
  • Georgetown
  • International Fund for Agricultural Development, Rome
  • Michigan State University
  • Montana State University, Bozeman
  • National University of Singapore
  • Naval Postgraduate School (2)
  • New York University
  • Pitzer College
  • Seton Hall University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Tulane University
  • United States Naval Academy, Annapolis
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2)
  • University of Oregon, Eugene
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Yonsei University

Post-docs

  • Brown University
  • Harvard University (2)
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Berkeley